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Education, Medicaid To Be Debated

Governor Dennis Daugaard has proposed a three percent increase in state aid for schools next year.

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Domestic Violence Laws To Be Introduced

A summer study committee of the South Dakota legislature held hearings around the state on domestic abuse.

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Milder Weather On the Way

As arctic high pressure moves away from the region, we should see temperatures rebound into the weekend.

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PUC Has No Bills For Legislature

Many state agencies are putting together their agenda for the South Dakota legislature.

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New Commissioner Sworn In

The Yankton County Commission filled a vacancy by appointing John Harper at their meeting.

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County Commission Reorganizes

Yankton County Commissioners re-elected Bruce Jensen to serve another one year term as chairman. The board reorganized at their first meeting of the New Year.

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Larson To Introduce Bills

The Nebraska Unicameral starts its 2014 session tomorrow in Lincoln

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Food Bank Improving Facilities

Feeding South Dakota, a nonprofit group that works to provide meals to thousands of families in the state is in the middle of a six million dollar capital improvement plan.

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Bankers To Propose Bills

The South Dakota Legislature opens the 2014 session next week, and many groups are getting bills ready for introduction.

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Electric Rates May Stabilize

Many rural electric cooperatives in South Dakota had to raise rates sharply over the past few years to deal with their wholesale power costs.

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Daugaard Has Fond Fair Memories

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The South Dakota State Fair is underway in Huron, continuing through Monday.

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Cooler, Wetter Weather Ahead

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The longer range forecasts now appear to favor a wetter, cooler trend for the northern plains.

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Changes Coming To Retirement System

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The Retirement Laws Committee of the South Dakota Legislature voted this week to begin the process of changing some of the rules of the state retirement system.

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Iran Debate Unlikely

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It was expected that the Senate would have a lengthy debate next week over the proposed nuclear deal with Iran.

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Lots Of Pheasants In Iowa

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A statewide survey by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources shows the pheasant population has increased for the second year in a row.