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Research Center Formed

The Board of Regents during their meeting last week approved the creation of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center that’ll be headquartered at Iowa State University in Ames.

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Fischer Happy To Be Home

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says it’s good to be back in Nebraska during the August break from Washington.

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Gun Facility Planned

A massive facility that will attract gun enthusiasts across the tri state area is scheduled to open next summer.

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Rail Line Purchase Questioned

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has filed a petition with the Surface Transportation Board raising questions about the purchase of the Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad by the Canadian Pacific.

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Subsidies For Liquor Licenses To Be Discussed

The Yankton City Commission will talk about their options for subsidizing full service liquor licenses.

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City Commission To Discuss Lock Boxes

The Yankton City Commission will talk about expanding a city ordinance that could lead to more key lock boxes on apartments and businesses.

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Thune Supports Defunding ACA

South Dakota Senator John Thune says he supports the goals of the three Senators who want to defund the act.

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National Health Week

This is “National Health Center Week,” a time for community health centers across the state to highlight the services they provide and reach out to the communities they serve.

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Sign-Up For Affordable Care Act Begins

The implementation of the Affordable Care Act begins this fall with the initial sign-up for health insurance coverage…

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New South Dakota Regent

Governor Dennis Daugaard has appointed Kevin Schieffer of Sioux Falls to the South Dakota Board of Regents.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.