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Gas Prices Higher

The average price of a gallon of gas went up 13 cents this past week.

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Continued Growth Predicted For Nebraska

Economic growth is expected to continue in Nebraska, despite an anticipated drop in farm income.

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Water Bills On The Way Up

The Yankton City Commission will take the final steps at their meeting tonight to finalize new, higher water rates and surcharges needed to finance construction of new feeder wells and a water plant.

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Planning Committee Continues Work

The “Legislative Planning Committee” was set up by the South Dakota legislature as a permanent interim group to look at issues over the long term.

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Evaluations Underway

South Dakota school districts are working through the process of objective evaluations of teachers and principals.

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Johnson Optimistic On Healthcare

South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson says those covered by employer based insurance should not see much difference now, or in a year.

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Much Healthcare Unpaid For

An organization representing Iowa’s 188 hospitals is reporting they’re providing more than a billion dollars in uncompensated health care.

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Loan Rate Deal May Be Near

Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns sees promise in the proposal to keep college student loan rates from doubling. . . A…

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SD Candidate Is On The Road

South Dakota’s democratic Senate candidate is on the road, meeting voters, and explaining his views….

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Myers Seriously Considering Governor’s Race

South Dakota may see an independent take a run at the Governor’s office next year….

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Property Tax Increases Faces Vote

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The Yankton County Commission passed a property tax increase last month that would be used to fund road and highway maintenance.

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Committee To Talk Money

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The South Dakota Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education meets again next week, and at least one member hopes that talk of money will be on the agenda.

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Man Shot by Yankton Police After Pursuit

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A man was shot by Yankton Police last night after a domestic disturbance call and search. South Dakota Attorney General…

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September is Obesity Awareness Month

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September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in Iowa.

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Death Penalty Opponents To Continue Fight

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Opponents of the death penalty vow to continue their fight, even if capital punishment makes the ballot next November.