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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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Iowa House Republicans Introduce $7.3 Billion Dollar Budget

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Iowa House Republicans are proposing a state budget that will spend just over seven-point-three BILLION dollars next year.

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Iowa Universities Request $20 Million Dollars More

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The presidents of Iowa's three public universities were at the statehouse, asking legislators to boost state funding for the schools by more than 20 million dollars.

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Opposition Grows to Expanded Gambling in Nebraska

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Gambling With the Good Life has come out against three initiative petitions to expand gambling in Nebraska.

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SD Governor Dennis Daugaard Still Expects Deal on Medicaid

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard says the dialogue with federal officials over Medicaid expansion is continuing.

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Nebraska Groundwater Levels on the Rise

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A new report shows groundwater levels are up in Nebraska, on average, six inches.