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Minimum Wage Petitions Turned into SD Secretary of State

Petition signatures calling for a higher minimum wage in South Dakota were turned into the Secretary of States office.

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SD Kids Lagging From the Start

A new report shows how important early childhood education is to the later achievement of kids.

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Yankton Helps Kick Off SD’s 125th Anniversary

Yankton was the host for the kick off of South Dakota’s 125th anniversary celebration.

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SD Democrats Still Searching for A Governor Candidate

SD Democrats are still looking for a candidate for governor next year.

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Congress Still Looking for a Budget Deal

Part of the deal Congress passed to end the government shutdown would be a budget agreement by the end of the year.

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Feeding South Dakota Starts $6 Million Dollar Campaign

Feeding South Dakota is starting a fund raising campaign to help them expand their facilities across the state.

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Natural Gas Prices Lower Than Last Year

As the heating season begins, natural gas customers could pay less than last year.

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Midwest Economy Starting Downward Trend

A survey of business managers in 9 midwest states shows the economy could be shrinking in the months ahead.

SD 125th Anniversary Part Starts This Weekend in Yankton

The 125th anniversary of South Dakota’s statehood is next year, but the celebration starts this weekend in Yankton.

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Yankton To Celebrate State’s 125th Birthday

The State of South Dakota will celebrate the one hundred twenty fifth anniversary of state hood next year.

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Governor Says Iowa In Good Financial Shape

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.

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BCBS Rejects Deal

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.

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Negotiators Far Apart

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Negotiators for the State of Iowa presented a contract proposal that differs greatly from the one submitted earlier this month by the largest state employees' union.

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No Charges For Corrections Officials

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Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says the special legislative committee reviewing what went wrong in Corrections that led to the miscalculation of hundreds of prison sentences failed to stay focused.

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Zebra Mussel Found in Lewis & Clark Lake

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One adult zebra mussel has been found in Lewis and Clark Lake, giving the lake a "suspect" status for contamination.