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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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Confusion Over Farm Program Sign Up

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The spring planting season is underway and local U-S-D-A Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices are getting calls from farmers, asking…

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Bill Would Protect Whistleblowers

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Key Democrats in the Iowa Senate are pressing forward with a bill that would forbid confidential settlements with laid off state workers.

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Economist Questions Economic Report

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A recent report that shows the best and worst taxpayer return on investment places Nebraska at number two. Creighton University…

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Executive Director Needed For LRC

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature meets again today in Pierre. They are in the process of looking…

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Talks With Railroads Continue

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The Surface Transportation Board held a hearing in Washington last week.