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Woman uses obituary to say Brady innocent in 'Deflategate'

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has used her own obituary to convey a final message on Tom Brady and the "Deflategate" scandal.

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Federal grants worth $1.8M go to 3 Nebraska water projects
Posted: May 24, 2015

OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) — Three Nebraska projects will share $1.8 million in federal grants to help strengthen the Ogallala aquifer.

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Death penalty foes see Nebraska vote as momentum-builder
Posted: May 24, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With Nebraska on the brink of outlawing the death penalty, opponents of capital punishment hope this week's veto-override vote in the Legislature will build momentum for their cause in other Republican states.

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Northern Nebraska pavement project could hamper traffic
Posted: May 24, 2015

PAGE, Neb. (AP) — Work is scheduled to begin this coming week on Page Spur 45A in northern Nebraska's Holt County.

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Merger of major ag cooperatives not expected to cost jobs
Updated: May 24, 2015 - 5:01 am

HURON, S.D. (AP) — Officials with two of South Dakota's largest agricultural co-operatives say a proposed merger is not expected to cost anyone their job.

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New home sought for vintage Rapid City neon signs
Updated: May 24, 2015 - 4:00 am

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Paul Swedlund must have suffered some funny looks years ago as he drove around Rapid City in his little El Camino — a cross between a car and a pickup — with big neon signs protruding from the back.

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Pierre man is heir running $5.5B trust on rural health
Updated: May 24, 2015 - 4:00 am

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — An heir and trustee of the billions left by famed hotelier Leona Helmsley recently spoke in Pierre about all the good his late grandmother's money can do for rural health in South Dakota.

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Nebraskan grows fish, vegetables using aquaponics method
Updated: May 24, 2015 - 4:00 am

MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — Mary Kircher was the kind of kid who liked challenges. At 17, she took apart an engine and put it back together, just to see how it works.

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New improv group aims to put smiles on people's faces
Updated: May 24, 2015 - 4:00 am

HOLDREGE, Neb. (AP) — On a typical day after the bell rings, the halls of Holdrege High School are quiet.

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