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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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Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

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Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

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State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

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Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.

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Congress Back to Work After August Break

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SD Congresswoman Kristi Noem says there are issues Congress needs to deal with this fall.

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Getting the Public Involved in SD School Funding

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The South Dakota Budget & Policy Institute will hold a number of meetings to talk about education funding and teacher pay.