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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.

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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.

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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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Rounds Prepares To Take Office

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South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds is in the process of hiring staff, and finding office space both in South Dakota and Washington.

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Economist Discusses TIF Districts

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Tax increment financing districts can be a good tool when used appropriately.

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Governor Says Iowa In Good Financial Shape

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.

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BCBS Rejects Deal

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.

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Negotiators Far Apart

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Negotiators for the State of Iowa presented a contract proposal that differs greatly from the one submitted earlier this month by the largest state employees' union.