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Committee Meets

The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota legislature meets today in Pierre.

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Former South Dakota Secretary of State Dies

Former South Dakota Secretary of State Alice Kundert died yesterday in Mobridge.

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State Prison Inmate Still Missing

A search is still underway for a missing state prison inmate Richard Beckwith.

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Veterans Home Topic Of Special Session

South Dakota legislators will be asked to approve up to ten million dollars in additional state funding for construction of a new veterans home in Hot Springs.

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More High School Students On The Way

New projections show that the number of high school students in the state will start increasing in the next few years.

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Iowa Legislative Session Ended In Compromise

Iowa schools will see more money and more rules following this year’s legislative session.

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Noem Questions Surveillance Programs

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem said it appears these programs are part of a disturbing pattern

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Governors Race Wide Open

A long-time Iowa Democratic operative says Tom Vilsack’s decision to remain as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture rather than run for governor in 2014 opens the door for other Democrats who’ve been thinking about the race.

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Hospital Topic Of Special Session

South Dakota legislators will be asked to approve additional state funding for a new veterans nursing home in Hot Springs.

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No Decision On Nuclear Plant

Iowa’s largest utility company has completed its nuclear feasibility study.

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Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

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Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.