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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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Take Back Drug Program Reinstated

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The director of the Iowa Office of Drug Control Policy is applauding a recent decision by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reinstate its National Prescription Drug Take Back program.

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Search for U of I President Continues

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Sally Mason has stepped into retirement.

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Nebraska Senator Says Change is Needed In Highway Funding

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The fate of the Export-Import Bank could be tied to a long-term transportation bill.

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Congress Left With Few Days to Finalize Budget

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When Congress returns from the August recess after Labor Day, they will have only a few days to work through the budget and keep the government funded into the new fiscal year which starts on October first.

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Death Penalty Petition Continues in Nebraska

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has been holding town hall meetings around the state in the last couple of weeks.