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More Clashes To Come

Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns sees even more clashes over money matters ahead in Congress.

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Michels Named To Retirement System Board

South Dakota Lieutenant Governor Matt Michels has been named to the board of directors of the South Dakota State Retirement System.

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Noem Introduces Healthcare Bill

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem has introduced a bill that she says would help rural health care providers and their patients.

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Iowa Lottery Breaks Records

The head of the Iowa Lottery said the lottery generated a record pay out to players and return of dollars to the state.

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Effort To Keep I-80 Fatality Free

Law enforcement in the 11 states along I-80 are teaming up on a campaign lasting through the end of the month.

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Still Tense In Senate

A couple of resolutions to some sticky problems in the United States Senate haven’t brought total peace between majority Democrats and minority Republicans.

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Thune Introduces New Bill

South Dakota Senator John Thune says Congress passes spending bills every year that does not look at long term financial impacts….

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New Student Testing

Schools in South Dakota are moving toward a new process that will evaluate teachers and administrators on an objective scale….

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South Dakota Ends Fiscal Year in the Black

The State of South Dakota ended the fiscal year in the black, and was able to transfer about twenty four million dollars to the reserve fund…..

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High Lottery Sales in Nebraska

A milestone for the Nebraska Lottery….

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Group Calls On Hy Vee To Stop Selling Tobacco

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An anti-smoking group has gone public with a campaign calling on Iowa's largest grocery store chain to stop selling tobacco products and e-cigarettes in its stores that contain pharmacies or health care clinics.

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No Deal Between Insurer and Provider

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska turned down CHI Health's proposal that would end a contract dispute that places the health care provider out of network.

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President’s Order Draws Ire

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The President's use of executive action to delay any move to deport as many as five million illegal immigrants has angered Nebraska Congressional Republicans.

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Democrats Trying To Improve Performance

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Democratic activists from across the state are coming together in an effort to better prepare future candidates for election success.

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Yankton Sales Tax Trend Positive

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The positive sales tax trend for the City of Yankton is continuing.