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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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Scholarship Program Announced

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Workforce development continues to be a critical issue in South Dakota as employers struggle to find qualified workers to fill skilled positions.

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Ag Property Taxes On Legislative Agenda

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The South Dakota legislature will have to again deal with property taxes on ag land.

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Water Project Still Short On Funds

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The just passed federal budget bill includes more money for rural water projects, but no dollars specifically for the three…

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Details Of Omnibus Bill Coming Out

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The one point one trillion dollar, seventeen hundred page omnibus spending bill passed by Congress last week has lots of details, which are starting to come out.

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Group Wants More Medical Marijuana

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A group of Iowans announced a campaign at the state capitol dedicated to promoting regulated access to medical marijuana for patients suffering from a variety of medical conditions.