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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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SD Cold Case Closed With Public Help

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SD Attorney General Marty Jackley said they could not have solved the cold case of the missing Vermillion girls without help from the public.

Friday in Local

Green Island Added to Missouri River National Recreational River

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The National Park Service officially accepted Green Island from the State of Nebraska as part of the Missouri River National Recreational River

Thursday in Local

Tuition Freeze Deai In Doubt

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Republicans in the Iowa House have voted to try to change the terms of a deal that would freeze in-state tuition for students at Iowa, Iowa State and U-N-I this fall.

Thursday in Local

More Testimony On “Hush Money”

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An official from the Iowa state agency under fire for confidential settlements that included “hush money” for laid off workers…

Thursday in Local

Nebraska Water Bill Becomes Law

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Legislation that grew out of the work of the Nebraska Water Sustainability Task Force last year has been signed into law by Governor Dave Heineman.