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Court Upholds Penalties

A spokesman for Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller says Friday’s Iowa Supreme Court ruling upholding penalties against a Delaware marketing company is a key victory in the fight against consumer fraud.

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Volunteer Headed To Fire Zone

A retired biomedical engineer from Herried headed out this weekend to Arizona to help those fighting and those impacted by wild fires.

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Water Rates On Agenda

An ordinance increasing water rates will be on the agenda for the Yankton City Commission tonight.

John Thune

College Loan Rate Deal Pending

South Dakota Senator John Thune says they have a potential agreement on the agenda.

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School Board To Reorganize

The Yankton School Board meets tonight to officially start the new fiscal year, and reorganize.

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Storms Cause Problems To Electric Companies

Winter ice storms and summer severe weather have led to numerous, long term power outages in cities across the region.

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July Weather Prediction

The first week of July should be mild and dry.

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Schools Sharing

Several school districts in north east Nebraska are exploring potential sharing arrangements.

John Thune

Senator Thune Sheds Light on Immigration Reform Bill

The US Senate passed an immigration reform bill last week on a vote of 68 to 32. It now moves on to the House, with an uncertain future.

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Another look at Expansion of Medicaid

A summer task force looking at the possible expansion of Medicaid wrapped up a two day meeting last week in Sioux Falls.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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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

Road Construction

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.