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Legislators Study Assisted Living

Senator Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, a member of the task force, says they are looking at additional services that could be offered by assisted living facilities…

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Changes May Affect Area Hospitals

A new report from the US Department of Health and Human Services could impact critical access hospitals across South Dakota.

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Brunner Enters Race

Ryan Brunner, currently deputy Commissioner of School & Public Lands in South Dakota says he wants to move up to…

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West Nile Risk Continues

Iowa’s top doctor says the risk of contracting the West Nile virus is not dropping even though summer is starting to wind down.

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Time Running Out For Congress

Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns worries Congress might not have enough time to complete its work and keep the federal government funded as it enters a new fiscal year.

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Nebraska Economy Stalls

It appears the Nebraska state economy has stalled, at least somewhat.

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Rules Committee To Meet

The Rule Review Committee of the South Dakota Legislature meets again today.

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US Attorney Pleased With Sex Trafficking Arrests

Nine men were arrested during the Sturgis motorcycle rally and charged with commercial sex trafficking.

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Debt Limit Deal Pending

Several republican Senators are talking about a deal on extending the federal debt limit tied to defunding the Affordable Care Act.

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Funding Challenges For Mental Health

The Iowa legislature approved moving from a county-by-county mental health system to a regional system.

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Not Much Action Taken on Improving Water Quality

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The Iowa legislature adjourned this year's session without taking much action on improving the state's water quality.

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Property Tax Cuts in Nebraska Depend on Education Aid

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While Nebraska lawmakers were able to pass twenty million dollars in property tax cuts this year, any further progress may take more of a comprehensive approach.

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Larry’s Heating & Cooling Intern Signs on For Scholarship

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Larry’s Heating and Cooling is partnering with Mitchell Technical Institute, and the Build Dakota Scholarship program to offer their Yankton high school intern a full-ride “Double Edge” scholarship in the MTI HVAC program.

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SD Senator John Thune; No Interest in Trump VP

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Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown says South Dakota Senator John Thune would “be a fantastic vice President” for Donald Trump.

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25-year-old Fish Has Been Found Living in West Okoboji Lake

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is reporting that a 25-year-old fish has been found living in West Okoboji Lake