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Animal Control Laws On Agenda

The Yankton City Commission will be asked to consider an extensive update to animal control laws.

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Sentencing Guidelines Being Reviewed

The US Sentencing Commission has voted to begin a sweeping review of federal sentences for drug dealers.

Rave Wants Majority Leader Job

Republicans in the South Dakota Senate will have to elect a new majority leader for the 2014 session.

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Cancer Study Sign Up Begins

he American Cancer Society of South Dakota is looking for volunteers in the Aberdeen and Rapid City areas to take part in a long-term study of cancer.

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Many Will Travel For Holiday

For the first time this summer, travel forecasts are rising for the holiday weekend ahead, what one analyst says is a sign of a strengthening economy.

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Iowans Benefit From Mortgage Settlement

A progress report on the national settlement with the country’s five largest mortgage companies shows almost 12-hundred Iowa borrowers have gotten some sort of modification in their loan.

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College Visits Encouraged

As the new college year begins, college officials tout the benefits of visiting campuses for high school students trying to choose where to go after they graduate.

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Mount Marty To Begin School Year

Classes start at Mount Marty College in Yankton next week, and President , Dr. Joe Benoit says they may have a few less freshman than last year.

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The Parade Will Go On

The Yankton School Board has approved a limited liability waiver that should allow the Pioneer Days homecoming parade to proceed.

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Vet’s Home Construction To Begin

It appears the State of South Dakota will be able to proceed with construction of a new Veterans Home in Hot Springs.

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Fargo Police Officer Shot, Not Expected to Survive

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A FARGO NORTH DAKOTA POLICE OFFICER WHO RESPONDED TO A DOMESTIC INVOLVING AN ARMED SUSPECT IN A NORTH FARGO HOME WAS SHOT AND MORTALLY WOUNDED LAST NIGHT.

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Iowa Senators Disagree on Education Funding

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A debate over funding for K-12 education in the Iowa Senate included claims that many schools could be forced to cut their literacy programs.

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Nebraska Colleges & Universities Requesting Money for Construction

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The Nebraska State College System is seeking roughly 50-million dollars for building renovations and new construction on its three campuses.

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Nebraska Legislators Getting Pushed on Property Tax Relief

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Farmers and ranchers appealed to the Nebraska legislature's Education Committee for relief from rising property taxes.

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Yankton School Board Considers Buying RTEC Building

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The Yankton School Board talked about the possibility of the district buying the RTEC building at their meeting this week.