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Spending Still To Be Worked Out

The two year budget agreement that Congress worked out last month just sets the framework.

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Johnson Hopes Cuts Will Be Restored

The two year budget deal approved by Congress will move away from the cuts that were mandated under sequestration, but those effects will linger for a while.

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Rail Line To Be Sold

Canadian Pacific has reached agreement to sell the western parts of the former DM&E railroad to a group called Genesse & Wyoming.

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Nelson Gets National Post

South Dakota Public Utilities Commissioner Chris Nelson has been selected to chair the Committee on Telecommunications for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.

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House Fire Leads to Meth Bust

House fire leads to a meth bust.

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Election Filing Season Underway

The start of the New Year opens the gates for those interested in running for public office in South Dakota.

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Hanson To Run For Reelection

Current South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Chairman Gary Hanson says he plans to run for re-election this year.

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Pressler Announces Senate Bid

Former South Dakota Senator Larry Pressler made it official last week by announcing he will run as an independent for the seat he held for three terms.

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Warmer Weather In Our Future?

Despite the brutally cold conditions expected this weekend into next week, there could be a warming trend later this month.

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Economy Continues Improvement

For a second straight month, the Mid-America Business Conditions Index is moving up.

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Democrats Demand Subpoenas

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South Dakota democratic legislative leaders held a news conference in Sioux Falls to ask for a broader investigation into the EB-5 economic development program.

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House Candidates Face Off

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The two candidates for South Dakota’s lone US House seat met in the first forum at Dakotafest in Mitchell yesterday.

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Nebraska To Vote On Minimum Wage Increase

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The minimum wage initiative will be on the Nebraska ballot this fall.

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Nebraska Economic Indicator Drops

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Nebraska's leading economic indicator dropped for the first time in six months after the latest survey results.

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Hundreds Could Lose Insurance

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Hundreds of people in Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota face losing their Federal Health Insurance Marketplace coverage.