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Education Funding To Be An Issue

A package of bills from the interim Education Funding Committee has been pre-filed ahead of the 2014 South Dakota legislative session.

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Higher Crime Numbers In South Dakota

Crime statistics released by the FBI show a jump in several levels of serious incidents in South Dakota.

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Big Goal For Feeding South Dakota

The New Year brings new challenges for many service agencies in South Dakota.

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Short Session, But Lots To Do

The upcoming session of the Nebraska legislature is the so called “short” session of sixty days, which is scheduled to run into late April.

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Frigid Start to New Month, New Year

The cold weather trend will extend into early January.

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Cold Snap Pushing Natural Gas Supplies

Energy companies are seeing increased demand for natural gas due to the cold.

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Tax Credit Ending

The Production Tax Credit, used for renewable energy project like wind turbines, will expire tomorrow, but South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson says he will attempt to extend it.

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Flat Year For Yankton Economy

Carmen Schramm, Executive Director of the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce, says 2013 was pretty flat for business and growth.

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Bankers Push For Tax Changes

Bankers across South Dakota will continue meeting with local governments, presenting their case for tax reform that would increase taxes paid by credit unions and the Farm Credit System.

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Working the Appropriations Process

When the Nebraska Unicameral convenes in Lincoln on January eighth, Senator Tyson Larson of O’Neill will begin his second year…

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.

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STB Reform Bill Clears Committee

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The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee gave bipartisan approval of South Dakota Senator John Thune’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) reform bill, which he introduced along with Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia.

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Fischer: ISIS Money May Just Be Down Payment

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The Obama Administration is asking Congress for five hundred million dollars to expand the battle against ISIS terrorists in the Middle East.