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Criticism Of ACA Builds

The focus on the Affordable Care Act continues to sharpen on Capitol Hill as more problems pop up.

Bills Will Deal With Ag Property Tax

At least two bills dealing with ag land property tax assessments will find their way to the 2014 South Dakota legislature.

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City Approves First Water Plant Contract

The Yankton City Commission this week approved the first contract connected to the design and construction of a new water treatment plant.

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Conservation Plan Being Developed

The US Fish and Wildlife Service is working through the comments for the proposed Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Areas.

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Medicaid Expansion Still Under Consideration

The South Dakota Legislatures Planning Committee took some time during their meeting this week to again talk about the possible expansion of Medicaid.

More Affordable Housing Options

More affordable housing options may be coming to Yankton.

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SD Medicaid Expansion Still on Hold

A SD legislative committee again heard testimony about the state expanding Medicaid.

Yankton City Commission Donates $25 Thousand Dollars to Mead Building Project

The Yankton City Commission agreed to donate $25 thousand dollars to the Mead Building Project.

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Iowa Insurance Division Talking Healthcare Reform

The Iowa Insurance Division is holding meetings to help people understand the insurance changes coming from the Affordable Care Act.

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Sioux City Murder with SD Connection

The body of a Sioux City man was found in a ditch near Canton Sunday Morning. Sioux City police are investigating as a murder.

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South Dakota Democrats Calling for Answers in EB5

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State Senator Larry Lucas and Democratic Leader Bernie Hunhoff discuss the EB5 program.

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Nebraska Health Organization Names New Director

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State Senator Annette Dubas will serve as new director for NABHO.

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A Veterans Event Being Held in Wagner

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An effort to fight veteran homelessness features a stand down in Wagner, SD.

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South Dakota Teacher Returns with Irreplaceable Experience

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Marci Farmer traveled to the nation's capital to participate in the Siemens STEM Institute.

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Nebraska Women are Invited to Outdoors Workshop

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Becoming an Outdoors Woman is holding another workshop for ladies interested in outdoor activities.