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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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HIV Testing Encouraged

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State officials says HIV/AIDS is still a big problem in Minnesota and are urging people to get tested

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Fatality Accidents Common On 4th Of July Weekend

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The upcoming holiday weekend is typically one of the most dangerous times of the year for traffic crashes involving alcohol in Iowa.

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Branstad Committed To Closing Facilities

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has until July 6th to make final decisions on the entire state budget outline legislators sent him earlier this month, but Branstad's giving strong hints he'll reject the legislature's plan to keep the Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant open.

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NEA To Meet In Florida

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More than 8,000 delegates from across the country are in Orlando, Florida this week for the annual delegate assembly of the National Education Association.

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City Working Through Budget Process

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The Yankton City Commission is working through the budget process for 2016.