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Climate Change Debate Over

A report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has confirmed the human impact on climate change.

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Protecting Water and Land From Keystone XL

A concert featuring Neil Young and Willie Nelson, protesting the Keystone XL pipeline, was held Saturday at a farm north of Neligh Nebraska.

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Thousands Gather to Protest Keystone XL

Thousands gathered Saturday at the Tanderup farm north of Neligh Nebraska to protest the Keystone XL pipeline.


Yankton Teacher Resigns

Then Yankton School Board accepted the resignation of a teacher Friday afternoon.

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Climate Change Could Impact Midwestern Agriculture

A new UNL climate study has found the changing climate could impact Nebraska agriculture.


Teacher Shortage May Lead to Changes in State Sales Tax

Competition for qualified teachers is leading to a teacher shortage in South Dakota and possible changes in the state sales tax.

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Republicans Winning Senate Control Seeming Slimmer

South Dakota Senator, John Thune, says the race for control in the Senate is tight.


Birds Being Studied

A study by an environmental group is analyzing the vulnerability to climate change of more than 500 species of birds across the Midwest.

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Heineman Defends DCS

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman sees little good in second-guessing the Nikko Jenkins case.

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School Bullying Forum Held

Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds joined Sioux City Schools Superintendent Paul Gausmann and others Wednesday for a public forum on school bullying.


South Dakota Tops For Vaccinations

New information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows South Dakota as one of the top states for flu vaccinations.

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EB5 Hearing Held

Legislators on the Government Operations and Audit Committee went through piles of questions and responses in an effort to find out more about the EB-5 visa program in South Dakota.

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Iowa Student Aid Commission Receives Grant

The U-S Department of Education has awarded the Iowa College Student Aid Commission (Iowa College Aid) a 22-million-dollar grant to continue a program that helps low income students finish high school and go on to college.

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Iowa Hiring Snow Plow Drivers

The Iowa Department of Transportation is planning to hire 200 to 300 more snow plow operators than usual for the upcoming winter season.


Sharing Medical Data Now Easier

Iowans on the western side of the state should have an easier time when the go to doctor or hospital as the Iowa Health Information Network is now linked up with Nebraska's Health Information Initiative.


Vets’ Homes Get High Scores

Governor Dave Heineman announces all four Nebraska veterans’ homes have received perfect scores on their annual Health Care System Surveys from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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ACA Open Enrollment Again

The open enrollment period for sign up into health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act will begin again in mid-November, and run through mid-February.

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School Spending Formula Changes Being Discussed

A committee appointed by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is looking at possible changes to the formula that allows school districts to spend their capital outlay dollars outside that narrow definition


University Enrollment Flat

Enrollment at South Dakota’s six public universities is pretty flat this year compared to last.

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Thune Discusses ISIS

South Dakota Senator John Thune says that air power is only part of the answer…

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Committee Proposes Changes To Liquor Taxes


An interim South Dakota Legislative committee has agreed to a package of bills dealing with alcohol tax changes.

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Pressler Weighs In On Ebola

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Former South Dakota Senator and current independent Senate candidate Larry Pressler disagrees with the Obama Administration on their handling of the ebola outbreak.

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Expanded Gambling On South Dakota Ballot


Voters in South Dakota next month will be deciding on expanded gaming for the casinos in Deadwood.

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Time To Think About Winter


Despite the nice fall weather, it is time to think about the onset of winter…..at some point.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond


A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.