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Employment At Record High

Employment and workforce numbers are both at record highs in South Dakota and those trends are expected to continue.

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Hunhoff Returns From Morocco

State Representative Bernie Hunhoff of Yankton was among a group of lawmakers from across the country who attended an international legislative conference in Morocco.

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South Dakota Tops For Business

A recent poll on the cable network “CNBC” put South Dakota at number one for business in their “Top States for Business 2013” list.

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Thune OK With Senate Primary

South Dakota republicans will have a Senate primary next June.

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Noem Calls Split Farm Bill A Start

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem said it is a start.

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Water System May Receive Drip Of Funding

The Lewis & Clark Regional Water System is closer to at least a little more federal funding.

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Heinemann Hopes For Results From Committee

Members of the Nebraska Tax Modernization Committee have held their first session…a work session, a primer on taxes.

Steve King

King Says No To Immigration Bill

Iowa Congressman Steve King is leading opposition to the push to pass some sort of immigration reform through the U.S. House.

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Voter Registration Forms To Be Changed

An edit has been ordered on new Iowa voter registration forms.

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Flood Stays Out Of Race

Former Nebraska Legislative Speaker Mike Flood says he considered getting back in the race for governor after his wife’s health improved

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Gas Tax Increase Could Be Costly

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The leader of a group created nearly four decades ago to lobby for a smaller state government and reduced taxes say Iowa legislators will pay a price in 2016 if they support a gas tax increase in 2015.

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Motorcycle Wrecks Increase With Warmer Weather

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The recent warm weather has allowed Nebraska motorcyclists to go on some rare January rides but with more two-wheelers on the roads, more accidents are being reported, some of them fatal.

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High Hopes For Prison Reform Bills

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The chairman of the Nebraska Unicameral's Judiciary Committee has high hopes bills before his committee can help ease prison overcrowding by improving the odds inmates release from prison won't return.

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January Thaw To End

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Our pleasant mid-winter weather is going to change back to form later this week.

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Another Pipeline Proposed

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Four public meetings have been held across eastern South Dakota by backers of a proposed crude oil pipeline.