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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…

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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Bosworth Sentenced To Prison, Sentence Suspended

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Dr. Annette Bosworth has been sentenced to prison for her conviction of violating election filing laws.

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Business Index Climbs Slightly

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, climbed a little for June.

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Blue Ribbon Committee Starts 2nd Round Of Meetings

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The next round of meetings for the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education in South Dakota begin next week, and could stretch into late October.

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Legislative Committee Has Questions

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There were lots of questions for the Department of Revenue from members of the Government, Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature this week.

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Drought Concerns Fade

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Recent concern that drought conditions might creep back into Iowa have been washed away by continued and sometimes heavy rainfalls.