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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.

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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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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.