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Judge Won’t Block Suit Against Nebraska Pipeline Law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A Lancaster County district judge has refused to block a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Nebraska’s new pipeline siting law. Judge Stephanie Stacy on Monday denied a state request to dismiss the lawsuit that was filed in May by three landowners along the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline....
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Companies Pay Fines for Improperly Labeling Fuel

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Two companies accused of selling improperly labeled fuel in South Dakota have agreed to pay the state nearly $80,000. State Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Monday that an agreement with Harms Oil of Brookings and M.G. Oil of Rapid City has been reached after a months-long investigation. Jackley says in...
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For Whiteclay Protesters, Blockade is Personal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Activists are preparing for a New Year’s Eve protest of beer sales in the Nebraska town of Whiteclay, and for many of them it’s personal. Two Native American groups are hosting the Monday night blockade to disrupt the flow of alcohol into South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Tribal leaders...
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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff for Former State Lawmakers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered that flags be lowered to half-staff at the State Capitol twice this week to honor the deaths of two former state lawmakers. Flags will fly at half-staff Wednesday in honor of Frank “Rudy” Henderson, who died Friday at age 84. The Miller native served in...
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