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Heineman: State Law Prohibits Illegals From Getting Licenses

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says state law prohibits Nebraska from going along with an Obama Administration program that makes young illegal immigrants eligible for driver’s licenses.

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Special Session Cancelled

A special session of the legislature that was called by the South Dakota Governor has been canceled.

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Interest Rate Hike For Student Loans

Unless Congress acts before July first, interest rates on subsidized student loans will double to….

Tyson Larson

Larson Says It Was A Pretty Solid Session

The Nebraska legislature adjourned at the end of their allotted ninety days last week….

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Ag Land Assessment Still A Work in Progress

The Ag Land Assessment Committee of the South Dakota legislature meets today in Pierre….

Joe Gertsema

Gertsema Leaves Office This Week

Yankton School Superintendent Dr. Joe Gertsema will be leaving that office this week, moving to….

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Nebraska Revenue Remains Strong

A bit of a down report doesn’t faze the Nebraska Tax Commissioner, who says state revenue…

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Two Year Tuition Freeze in Nebraska

University of Nebraska Regents have followed through with the promise….

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No Agreement On Teachers Contract

The Yankton School District and its teachers still have no contract agreement for the coming year.

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City Studies Water Options

Yankton City Commissioners got details on a potential water deal at their meeting last night.

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District 17 Candidates Discuss Workforce Development

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As several industries in communities throughout the state struggle to fill skilled positions, workforce development has gained increased attention in…

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Electoral College An Issue In Senate Race

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A bill that did not pass in this year’s Nebraska legislative session is an issue in the District 40 Senate race.

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District 16 Senate Candidates Spar

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There is a spirited race for the District 16 Senate seat in southeast South Dakota.

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Gant Predicts Low Voter Turnout

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Despite all the noise surrounding the four way Senate race in South Dakota, voters don’t appear to be all that enthusiastic, at least not yet.

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Guardrails To Stay For Now

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The Iowa Department of Transportation is not planning to pull out special ends put on guardrails that are the focus of a Texas lawsuit until they get more information from federal transportation officials.