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Thune Grills Sebelius On Obamacare

Health and Human Services Department Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appeared before the Senate Finance Committee to answer questions about the issues with the website healthcare.gov.

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Candidate Continues Tour Of State

South Dakota democratic Senate candidate Rick Weiland is counting up the towns as he works his way around the state.

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High Price At Land Sale

About one hundred sixty acres of land southwest of Gayville was sold at auction yesterday, bringing about eleven thousand dollars an acre.

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Johnson Defends Obamacare

The healthcare reform debate continued in Washington as Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appeared before the Senate Finance Committee.

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Judges To Appear On Ballot

South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson has created the Special Committee on Judicial Election Campaign Intervention.

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Interim Committees See Attendance Problems

Low attendance and sporadic scheduling has some South Dakota legislators concerned about the usefulness of interim committees.

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Group Seeks To Help Rural Communities

Dakota Resources, a leadership and economic development organization for South Dakota communities is looking for new sites to join their “Dakota Rising” program.

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Iowa Flu Cases Identified

State health officials say three types of flu have been identified in Iowa.

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Candidate Tours Region

Pete Ricketts, a republican candidate for governor in Nebraska is on the road this week, touring ag and manufacturing locations.

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Utility Wins Rate Adjustment

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission approved a natural gas rate adjustment for Montana-Dakota Utilities.

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Weekend Safe Driving Campaign Kicks Off Friday

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South Dakota Highway Patrol officers will be joined by local law enforcement to reduce the number of deaths along Interstate 90.

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Nebraska Seeking Assistance from SBA

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Governor Dave Heineman has sent a request to the Small Business Administration for assistance to help home and business owners recover.

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Office of School and Public Lands Sees Increased Revenues

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Deputy Commissioner, Ryan Brunner, says the office was able to return more money to South Dakota's public schools.

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Lawsuit Against President Supported by South Dakota Representative

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Congresswoman Kristi Noem supports a move to sue the President.

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Eastern Iowa Leading Lottery Sales

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The majority of the top selling lottery locations in Iowa are based in the eastern half of the state in particular retail outlets.