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L&C Water Project Looking for Options, Money

A two year budget deal passed by Congress this month may be more bad news for the Lewis & Clark…

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SD Legislative Democrats Ready for 2014 Session

The 2014 South Dakota Legislative session begins on January fourteenth, and will run into the second week of March. It…

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Debt Limit Debate To Return to DC; SD Senator John Thune Says Time for Concessions

When Congress returns to Washington next month, they will have to again jump into the debt limit debate. When Congress…

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More Construction Planned For Avera

While Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton is just opening their new, seventeen million dollar, “Northern Lights” addition to the main hospital, more construction is being planned.

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Fed Changes Will Take Time

The US Federal Reserve announced it will begin to reduce the amount of bonds it buys by ten billion dollars a month, beginning in January.

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Task Force Has No Tax Answers

A task force set up by the Nebraska legislature took several months looking at the state tax structure.

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Chamber Bucks Becoming Popular

The final shopping push is on as we approach Christmas.

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Water Plant Work Starts

Work is beginning on the process to expand and upgrade Yankton’s water treatment plant.

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Defense Spending Approved

The US Senate passed the Defense Authorization bill Thursday night, sending it on to the President.

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Is the Senate Race Too Crowded?

The entry of Yankton attorney Jason Ravnsborg into the republican Senate race this week made him the fifth active candidate.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.

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Group Studies Iowa Businesses

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A group that seeks to place women in top jobs has announced plans for a first-of-its-kind study of the state's businesses.