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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 Management Plan Being Developed For Lake

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is drafting an updated management plan for Fort Randall Dam and Lake Francis Case.

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Board Will Name Stuff

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The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is holding a meeting next week to gain public input on the naming of a creek and an island near Sioux Falls.

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Noem Supports Perry National Guard Decision

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South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says she supports the move by Texas Governor Rick Perry to move one thousand national guardsmen to that states southern border.

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Home Heating Bill Now Law

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A bill sponsored by South Dakota Senator John Thune that would ensure deliveries of home heating fuels in the dead of winter was passed by Congress and signed by the President.

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Pressler Floats Museum Idea

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South Dakota independent Senate candidate Larry Pressler is proposing an international North American Native American Holocaust Memorial Museum, to be built at Wounded Knee in south west South Dakota.