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Flash Drought This July

Many are calling this dry spell in July that followed the wettest spring on record a “flash drought.”

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Compromise Reached But Not Long Term

A pitched fight between Democrats and Republicans in the U-S Senate has ended in compromise….

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Campaign Cash Being Raised

A political watchdog group says many Nebraska state senators continue to raise campaign cash during the…

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New Party Chair Needed for SD Democrats

South Dakota democrats are looking for a new party chairman after former Chair….

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Affordable Care Act Mandate Delayed

There has been more discussion and debate over portions of the Affordable Care Act this week…

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Trying To Raise Minimum Wage in South Dakota

A petition drive will soon be underway in South Dakota that would let voters decide on a higher…

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Iowa Boats Must Be Cleaned

Boaters and others who use Iowa’s waterways have had to take a little more time this summer to clean their equipment….

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Heat Leads To Livestock Deaths

Some livestock deaths have been reported as Nebraska feedlot operators struggle with soaring temperatures….

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Summer Sun Requires Precautions

The summer sun is at its most intense period now, and health professionals are warning us to take precautions….

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Affordable Care Act Delayed For Businesses

Many of the mandated changes under the Affordable Care Act for business will be delayed for a year.

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SD Senate State Affairs Committee Hears Death Penalty Repeal Bill

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A bill that would repeal the death penalty in South Dakota is in front of the Senate State Affairs Committee this morning.

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Davison County Commission Rejects Permit for Wind Farm

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The Davison County Commission voted 4-1 yesterday to deny a conditional use permit for a proposed wind farm just west of Mitchell.

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Medicaid Expansion Still on Track in SD

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There isn’t much talk about Medicaid expansion in Pierre right now, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything moving.

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Aging SD Population will Pressure State Finances

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While much of the legislative attention is focused on giving teachers’ pay raises, another sector of public service employees may need to be next.

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SD Senator John Thune Pushing for Aggressive Senate Agenda

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US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said that they may not take up many major issues this year due to the Presidential election in November.