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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…

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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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Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

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Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

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State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

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Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.

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Congress Back to Work After August Break

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SD Congresswoman Kristi Noem says there are issues Congress needs to deal with this fall.

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Getting the Public Involved in SD School Funding

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The South Dakota Budget & Policy Institute will hold a number of meetings to talk about education funding and teacher pay.