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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.

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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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No Special Session for South Dakota Education

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The call for a special session of the South Dakota legislature has failed.

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Governor Addresses Camp for Gifted Students

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard told students at the wrap up of the “Governors Camp” at USD in Vermillion today that their future is bright, but they have to make good choices.

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Historical Sites Eligible for Restoration Funding Assistance

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Private, public, and non-profit land owners are invited to apply for grants through the Deadwood Fund program.

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Keystone XL Groundwork Continues

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The groundwork is still under way as Trans Canada waits for final approvals of its plans to build the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline.

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South Dakota Congresswoman Against Iran Nuclear Deal

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As members of Congress continue to scrutinize and debate the nuclear deal struck with Iran, South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem is in clear opposition to the deal.