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Congressman Steve King Defending Comments

Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King is defending comments he made last week that sparked controversy…..

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Weather Enters Erratic Period

A climatologist with Iowa State University Extension says regional weather patterns have entered an erratic period….

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Commission Debates Noise Issue

The Yankton City Commission again debated noise, and what to do about it at their meeting this week.

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First Lady Promotes Foster Care

South Dakota First Lady Linda Daugaard is on the road this summer promoting the need for foster families.

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New Plans For Vets Home

Plans for a new state Veterans Home in Hot Springs are in the process of being redrawn.

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Summer Brings Health Risks

Summer is the time when all kinds of bugs can get you, including those that don’t crawl or fly.

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City Finances Sound

Finance Director Al Viereck said the books are in pretty good shape right now

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Tax Incentives Approved

The Yankton City Commission approved sales tax incentives to help spur development of lots located on Highway 81 adjacent to Menards.

Democrats Hold Meeting

Legislative democrats took time to get together this past weekend in Burke.

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Tax Study Continues

A special legislative committee reviewing Nebraska’s tax system might serve more as a guide to possible legislation next year.

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Bill Approved to Address Elderly Abuse

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The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee approved a bill (Friday) that would set up an elder abuse task force in the state.

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Thune Offers Alternative To FCC Net Regulations

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The Federal Communication Commission voted three to two to issue new rules that would attempt to regulate the operations of the internet.

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Positives Seen In New Internet rules

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The Federal Communications Commission has passed new rules that seek to put some regulations on the internet.

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Loophole In Iowa’s Underage Drinking Law

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For the third year in a row prosecutors are urging legislators to deal with an "oops" in Iowa's underage drinking law.

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Speed Limit Increase Clears Committee

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A bill that would raise the speed limit to 75 miles an hour on many miles of interstate highways in Iowa has cleared its first hurdle in the state senate.