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Rules Proposed For ATV’s in State Parks

More motorized vehicles are showing up in South Dakota state parks, and the Game, Fish and Parks Department is attempting to put some rules on those.

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Senate Immigration Bill Dead in House

The immigration bill passed by the Senate now moves to the House, but South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says it will not come up for debate.

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Health Centers Receive Grants

The US Department of Health and Human Services is handing out hundreds of millions of dollars to community health centers across the country as part of the roll out of the Affordable Care Act.

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Iowa Governor In Kosovo

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad is in the midst of a trip to Europe that began with the signing of a sister-state agreement with Kosovo and will end with meetings with the “decision-makers” of dozens of European companies.

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Pipeline Becoming Political Football

Rayola Dougher is the Senior Economist with the American Petroleum Institute this last hurdle is turning into a political football.

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Nebraska Sales Tax Revenues Higher

State tax receipts in Nebraska finished the fiscal year strong with a robust June.

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It’s A New Year For School Board

The Yankton School Board began their new fiscal year this week, swore in elected members and re-organized.

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Noem: House Did Its Job On Student Loan Rates

Congress left Washington for the July fourth break without taking action on subsidized student loan rates, which let them double to six point eight percent. South Dakota

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Downtown Yankton To Become Movie Set

Part of downtown Yankton will be a movie set later this month.

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Asian Carp Invade Rivers

This could be a big year for Asian carp in South Dakota rivers, and that could be bad news for boaters and fishermen.

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Fortenberry Gives a Lukewarm Endorsement

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A lukewarm endorsement at best as Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry reacts to the swift change of events

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“Gun” Cell Phone Cases Banned in Minnesota

The Minnesota Senate unanimously passed a bill banning sale or possession of cell phone cases that look like guns

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Top Leaders in the Iowa Legislature Reject the “anti-establishment” Fervor

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a campaign rally at Crosby High School, in Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S., April 23, 2016.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The top two leaders in the Iowa legislature reject the idea the "anti-establishment" fervor among the nation's voters this year will trickle down and doom incumbents like them running for reelection to the Iowa House and Senate

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Not Much Action Taken on Improving Water Quality

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The Iowa legislature adjourned this year's session without taking much action on improving the state's water quality.

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Property Tax Cuts in Nebraska Depend on Education Aid

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While Nebraska lawmakers were able to pass twenty million dollars in property tax cuts this year, any further progress may take more of a comprehensive approach.