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New threat over Keystone XL act of desperation, says BOLD Nebraska

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TransCanada’s CEO is reportedly threatening to file a NAFTA complaint if President Obama rejects plans for the company’s Keystone XL oil pipeline project. Pipeline opponent Jane Kleeb, of BOLD Nebraska, says the threat likely means TransCanada officials think they won’t prevail and they’ll try anything to succeed. “They’re essentially telling the president, ‘You approve our […]

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Up to 40,000 expected for Bellevue’s 14th annual Riverfest

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The Omaha suburb of Bellevue opens its largest event of the year today, Riverfest: Red, White and Que. Jim Ristow, CEO of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, says highlights of the 14th annual fest include barbeque, live music, craft vendors, helicopter rides and tonight, there’s a hot air balloon glow. “We’ll have five balloon teams […]

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Ethanol industry riding high last year, suffering through the start of this year

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What a difference a year can make. Last year, the ethanol industry soared. This year, it has been rough. Overproduction and the big drop in oil prices get the blame from industry insiders. CEO of KAAPA Ethanol of Minden, Chuck Woodside, says strong profits last year spurred over-production. “We’ve got over 15 billion gallons of […]

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Norton County Resident Dianne Davis Recieves Award From Girl Scouts Of Kansas

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Girl Scouts Honor Dedicated Volunteers Norton resident receives special honor   WICHITA – A Norton resident has been recognized with a special award from the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland for her extraordinary service as a volunteer.   Dianne Davis of Norton received an Appreciation Pin for providing excellent service in delivering the Girl Scout mission but also for helping ...

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