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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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Bill Approved to Address Elderly Abuse

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The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee approved a bill (Friday) that would set up an elder abuse task force in the state.

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Thune Offers Alternative To FCC Net Regulations

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The Federal Communication Commission voted three to two to issue new rules that would attempt to regulate the operations of the internet.

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Positives Seen In New Internet rules

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The Federal Communications Commission has passed new rules that seek to put some regulations on the internet.

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Loophole In Iowa’s Underage Drinking Law

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For the third year in a row prosecutors are urging legislators to deal with an "oops" in Iowa's underage drinking law.

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Speed Limit Increase Clears Committee

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A bill that would raise the speed limit to 75 miles an hour on many miles of interstate highways in Iowa has cleared its first hurdle in the state senate.