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Commercial drone pilots can now train in Siouxland

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Martin’s Airfield in South Sioux City, Nebraska, and Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, are partnering on a new program to train commercial drone operators. The Federal Aviation Administration is requiring anyone who wants to be paid to fly a drone to obtain a commercial rating. Tom Fredricksen is an FAA certified ground instructor for […]

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Sen. Sasse in first speech from Senate floor: The people despise us all (AUDIO)

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Sen. Ben Sasse criticized the state of the United States Senate during his first speech from the Senate floor. And Sasse called for fellow senators to rise above politics and begin debating the real issues facing the country. “I don’t think anyone in this body truly believes that we are laser-focused on the greatest challenges […]

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No Outhouses On Main

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Heading to church, we looked down Main Street, and no sign of mischievousness from the night before. Quite the contrast […]

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Opportunities Lost By Sleeping

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  “Early to bed, early to rise makes a person healthy, wealthy and wise.” An old familiar saying comes to […]

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Spartans focused on Huskers not rankings

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Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says his team is focused on Saturday’s game at Nebraska and not the rankings. The Spartans are 8-0 and will be part of the first College Football Playoff Committee rankings that will be released this evening. Dantonio says the only way to stay in the conversation is to continue winning. “If you win […]

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Omaha man charged with felony animal cruelty

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The Nebraska Humane society is calling this act one of the worst cases of animal cruelty in recent years. Vice President of Field Operations Mark Langan says Humane Society investigators were called to a west Omaha home Monday to assist Douglas County Sheriff’s Office with an investigation. He says they found an 8 year old […]

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State climatologist expects to ride roller coaster this winter (AUDIO)

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A state climatologist expects a warmer and dryer than normal winter, though he expects us to ride a roller-coaster of temperatures in the next few months. State Climatologist Ken Dewey with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says an unusually strong El Nino is starting to lock in a warmer and dryer winter. But, that doesn’t mean […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 11/03/2015

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  Todd Neeley, DTN/Progressive Farmer staff writer, talks about a new cellulosic ethanol plant in central Iowa.  The DuPont facility […]

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Enjoy the warmth while it lasts, as snow is possible soon

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Forecasters say Nebraska will have warmer-than-normal temperatures for the next day or so, but a cool front should arrive as soon as late Wednesday, along with the chance for scattered snow in western Nebraska. It coincides with Winter Weather Awareness Day, which is Thursday. Meteorologist Rod Donavon, at the National Weather Service, says the goal […]

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TransCanada asks Keystone XL review be suspended

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TransCanada has asked that the Obama Administration suspend its review of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. TransCanada made the request in a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry. “We are asking State to pause its review of Keystone XL based on the fact that we have applied to the Nebraska Public Service Commission for […]

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