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Growing UNL

University of Nebraska-Lincoln will have to make improvements to its campus if it wants to grow….

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Public Health Risks Caused By Immigrants

A study shows immigrants have lower health care expenditures than….

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Lewis and Clark Regional Water Project

It is another quiet summer for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water Project.

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Scandals Draw Attention away from Presidential Agenda

The Obama Administration has had a series of scandals and controversy divert time and attention away from the President’s agenda.

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Education Funding Formula Study Committee to Meet in Pierre

The Education Funding Formula Study Committee of the South Dakota legislature will hold its first meeting tomorrow in Pierre.

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A Difference in Whistle Blowers

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln law professor says there’s a difference in whistleblowers

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Reaching An Agreement On Medicaid

Nebraska lawmakers were unable to reach any agreement on expanding Medicaid coverage….

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Interest Rate Deadline Approaching

If Congress takes no action before the end of the month, the interest rate on….

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Food Insecurity Felt Across Country

A report says over one hundred three thousand South Dakotans don’t always know where their….

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Lowest Cost of Living In The U.S.

A report from the US Commerce Department says South Dakota has the lowest cost….

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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.