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Wednesday Morning Headlines


Obama asks supporters for 'big push' for proposals

President Barack Obama travels to North Carolina Wednesday to rally support for the proposals he unveiled during his State of the Union address. Obama is asking Congress to focus on attracting jobs to the U.S., training American workers, and boosting investments in infrastructure, manufacturing, and clean energy. He also pushed for an increase in the minimum wage to $9 an hour, gun control, immigration reform, and advancing equal rights for gays.

County to pay for CF road with TIF District

Woodbury County Supervisors have signed off on creating a taxing district related to the CF Industries expansion. The urban renewal district will put new tax revenue collected from the project towards infrastructure improvements in the area. Specifically, a $4.4 million road leading from Port Neal to the CF campus. The county's portion is $1.4 million.

I-29 interchange talks hit another road bump

Plans to study a new Interstate 29 interchange have hit a bump in the road. Woodbury County and the city of Sioux City have signed a non-binding agreement to plan and develop a new interchange near Southbridge Business Park. But, the mayor of Salix says her town has been left out the loop, after Salix pulled its support of the county's Liberty Park project last year. She says they haven't been contacted and they're not interested.

"Daddy daughter date night" a royal affair

She's the apple of his eye! The Long Lines Family Rec Center was the setting for the annual Daddy Daughter Date Night Tuesday night. Dozens of dads and daughters took part in the dinner and dance. Girls spent a great night with dear old dad.

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