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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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New Month, Same Cold Weather

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A weather system will bring in snow and cold to start the first full week of March.

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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.