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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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Scholarship Program Announced

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Workforce development continues to be a critical issue in South Dakota as employers struggle to find qualified workers to fill skilled positions.

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Ag Property Taxes On Legislative Agenda

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The South Dakota legislature will have to again deal with property taxes on ag land.

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Water Project Still Short On Funds

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The just passed federal budget bill includes more money for rural water projects, but no dollars specifically for the three…

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Details Of Omnibus Bill Coming Out

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The one point one trillion dollar, seventeen hundred page omnibus spending bill passed by Congress last week has lots of details, which are starting to come out.

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Group Wants More Medical Marijuana

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A group of Iowans announced a campaign at the state capitol dedicated to promoting regulated access to medical marijuana for patients suffering from a variety of medical conditions.