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Woodbury Sheriff and supervisors at odds over courthouse security Video included

Woodbury County's courthouse has gone years without formal security, but they've budgeted $250,000 to make the building more secure. More>>

First lady announces one-stop job site for vets

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To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to... More>>

VIDEO: A look inside a sinking ship simulator

(CNN) -Questions are being raised about whether the captain and crew of a south korean ferry that sank were prepared to handle the disaster.

The death toll in the accident now stands at 156, with 146 still missing.

Rosa Flores walks us through some of the training for ship emergencies.

She has more from a simulator in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Spring corn planting still sputters in key states

Efforts by the nation's corn growers to get their crops planted in key grain states continue to sputter. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says just 6 percent of this year's corn crop is in the ground. More>>

Arguments set in prison guard killing lawsuit

A federal judge is hearing arguments in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the widow of a South Dakota State Penitentiary guard slain by inmates three years ago. More>>

Hard Rock says its new hotel and casino will be a great fit for Siouxland Video included

When it comes to living up to the Hard Rock brand, the hotel and casino plans to do just that.  More>>

Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure Video included

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A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight... More>>

Judge schedules retrial in Sioux City-native's murder Video included

When Jordan Peterson disappeared, in November of 2011, his mother, Lisa Jasman wanted only one thing. She wanted her son's safe return. More>>

Renewable fuel experts say study refuting biofuels is faulty Video included

Biofuels have been the hope of many when it comes to developing renewable energy that doesn't hurt the environment. But a new study says that biofuels may be even worse for the environment than traditional gasoline. More>>

Siouxland marathon runner says 2014 Boston Marathon especially memorable Video included

A handful of Siouxlanders made their way to Boston to run in the prestigious marathon Monday. Andriette Wickstrom from Storm Lake, Iowa returned to Boston for her 23rd consecutive marathon this year. More>>

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman talks about legislative session Video included

Now, that this year's legislative session is over, Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman is touring the state. More>>

Nikko Jenkins will be represented during death penalty hearing

A Nebraska man convicted of killing four people shortly after he was released from prison last summer will have lawyers representing him when it's decided whether he should be executed. More>>

Norfolk, NE man sentenced to 50 years for kidnapping his estranged wife

A Norfolk, Nebraska man could spend the rest of his life in prison for trying to kidnap his estranged wife. More>>

Mobile home red-tagged after a fire causes extensive damage

A fire tore through a trailer home in Sioux City Monday morning.
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Storm Lake Man accused of trying to stab cousin

A 19-year old Storm Lake, Iowa man is in jail on charges of trying to stab his cousin. More>>

USDA establishes rural business investment program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is announcing a new program that will provide $150 million to help small agriculture-related startups in rural areas that need cash to expand. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is in Cedar Rapids on Monday to announce the formation of the first Rural Business Investment Company. More>>

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.
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A disabled Siouxland teen credits basketball for new perspective on life Video included

Mackenzie Voecks is persuing her love of basketball. Mackenzie Voecks is persuing her love of basketball.

When a rare disorder rocked the Voeck family of northeast Nebraska, they found that they were able to pick up the pieces by picking up a basketball.
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New owner of Dutton house look to restore home to glory Video included

In Sioux City's Morningside neighborhood, there sits a home, the history of which dates back to 1888. More>>

Norfolk boy comes home after 2 1/2 years in hospitals Video included

It has been the homecoming Bob and Katlinn Sullivan have waited for. The two have lived apart for much of the last two and a half years, trying to help their son Keagan fight a rare and serious lung condition. More>>

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  • Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods

    Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:04 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:04:39 GMT
    Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that...More >>
    Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that...More >>
  • In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

    In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

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    When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell...More >>
    When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short...More >>
  • Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

    Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:34:36 GMT
    A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub.More >>
    A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries.More >>

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