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SD Legislative Committee Suggests More Money & Days for Schools

A SD legislative committee has proposed more funding for state schools, and also extending the school year.

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SD Lawmakers Have to Deal With Extra Money

SD legislators will have extra money to work with in the 2014 session.

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Cold Blast Aimed at Northern Plains

Following a cool weekend, arctic air will roll into the northern plains next week.

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River Levels Dropping

River levels on the Missouri River below Gavins Point dam have been falling for the past few days, and will continue to fall as releases are cut back.

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Wet November For South Dakota

Much of the state saw record precipitation in October, some in rain, along with record snows in areas of West River.

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Positive Outlook For Holiday Sales

South Dakota businesses should see sales gains this holiday season over last year.

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State Receives Windfall

Due to changes in unclaimed property rules, the State of South Dakota will receive an unexpected seventy million dollars this…

Questions Over Investigations Continue

While Attorney General Marty Jackley says the investigation into the death of former state economic development director Richard Benda is over, questions continue around the investments tied to Northern Beef Packers.

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Farm Credit Services Defends Tax Status

Bankers are meeting with local governments across South Dakota, asking them to support federal changes in tax law to bring…

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Officials Monitor River Life

Researchers have been on the Missouri River below Gavins Point Dam for the last eight years, looking for signs of new life for an endangered species.

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Opposition Grows to Expanded Gambling in Nebraska

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Gambling With the Good Life has come out against three initiative petitions to expand gambling in Nebraska.

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SD Governor Dennis Daugaard Still Expects Deal on Medicaid

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard says the dialogue with federal officials over Medicaid expansion is continuing.

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Nebraska Groundwater Levels on the Rise

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A new report shows groundwater levels are up in Nebraska, on average, six inches.

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SD Senator Mike Rounds Questions Fed Fiscal Policy

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South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds was among a group of Senators that met with Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen this week. She oversees the board that sets fiscal policy for the country.

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SD Senator John Thune; Messages in Presidential Races

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Even though he has not officially endorsed a Presidential candidate, South Dakota Senator John Thune is paying close attention to both races.