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Budget Stalemate Continues

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Budget Stalemate Continues

The budget stalemate continues on Capitol hill with no signs of any impending deals. There were several budget bills that were up for votes in the House Friday and Saturday, with most failing. South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem…

She says House republicans do not want the country to default on its debts, but they are also serious in wanting some budget and spending reforms…

Treasury officials say the debt ceiling has to be extended by October 17th, or the country could default on some of its debt. Noem says their goal is to have everyone treated the same under the Affordable Care Act…

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A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Americans are really angry with Washington

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Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Members Lobbying Congress

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Minnesota Farm Bureau members are in Washington D.C. this week making hill visits. Cass County Farm Bureau President Miles Kuschel,…