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Sioux City files legal action against Iowa DOT on traffic cam laws

The city of Sioux City is taking the Iowa Department of Transportation to court over new traffic camera rules. It filed a petition for judicial review in Woodbury County District Court, saying the regulations make it impossible for the city to use cameras on Interstate 29. The suit asks a judge to stop the rules or at least put them on hold until the litigation is resolved.

The Keystone XL Pipeline is on the agenda for a congressional hearing

The proposed Keystone XL Pipeline project would carry Canadian oil south across the Great Plains to connect to Gulf Coast refineries. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold the hearing Thursday morning. The project needs federal approval since it would cross a U.S. border. Among the witnesses testifying on Thursday is the executive director of the Sierra Club.

Pierce, Neb. grain elevator to close

The President of Pierce Elevator Inc. in northeast Nebraska is trying to find an investment group in hopes of regaining managerial control of the business. Brian Bargstad surrendered his licenses, grain warehouse and grain dealer license to the Nebraska Public Service Commission last week due to financing problems. Commission Director John Fecht said they're willing to give Bargstad a week to try to secure the funding.

Inspirational speakers use strength to show students how to make the right choices

Siouxland students got a powerful message about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. The "Power Team" brought their unique show to Sergeant Bluff-Luton Middle School. Showcasing their amazing feats of strength, team members emphasize to the kids that they can do anything they put their minds to. The "Power Team" will be speaking at Sioux City's Morningside Assembly of God Church every night at 6:30 until Sunday.

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