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Improvements To Meridian Bridge

The Yankton City Commission this week agreed to spend about nine thousand dollars to update….

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Borrowers Still Bounced Around

Iowa officials are back in talks with the nation’s top home mortgage companies, seeking better treatment….

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Kids Count In Nebraska

Nebraska moves up in the rankings in the annual Kids Count report, but….

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Issues With Expanding Medicaid

The Medicaid Opportunities and Challenges Task Force is meeting again, this time in…

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Increasing Visitors To State Parks

With the July 4th holiday approaching, and the weather warming up….

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Noise Complaint in Yankton

The Yankton City Commission heard a noise complaint at their meeting last night….

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Higher Water Rates Approved

The Yankton City Commission last night approved higher water rates needed to….

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Gas Prices To Stabilize

Gasoline prices have dropped more than 45-cents a gallon in Nebraska over the past month, but….

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Lathrop Considers Governor Race

State Senator Steve Lathrop of Omaha has been touring the state as he considers entering…

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Unemployment Rate Drops In Iowa

The Iowa unemployment rate dropped for the third straight month in May….

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Growth Seen In Economic Index

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for February, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, increased from January’s reading.

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Iowa Legislators Move to Budget And Education Issues

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With the debate over increasing the gas tax out of the way, Iowa legislators now can focus on the budget, and settling on education funding.

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Rounds Still Hopes For Pipeline

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South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says he hopes the Congressional setback for the Keystone XL pipeline project doesn’t end up killing it.

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Higher Property Tax Revenue Expected In Nebraska

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A report from the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board shows that taxes for the current fiscal year will be more than sixty two million dollars higher than expected.

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State Education Spending Debate Continues

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State aid to education is a big issue for the South Dakota legislature.