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Wind Power Tax Break Signed

Tax breaks for wind energy have been signed into law by Governor Dave Heineman.

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Medicaid Will Be Studied

It failed to overcome a filibuster this legislative session, but the sponsor of a bill to expand Medicaid in Nebraska presses on.

Enrollment Data Studied

South Dakota State University President Dr. David Chicoine says they have been looking at lots of student numbers.

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Education Study Set

An interim committee of the South Dakota legislature will again study education funding.

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High School Diploma Needed

Minnesota’s economy has done extraordinarily well compared to other states — but the biggest challenge is….

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Bill To Transform Iowa Schools

Iowa’s Governor signed a bill into law that he says will transform Iowa schools.

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Tax Relief For Nebraskans

Nebraska’s Governor has signed three tax break bills into law, calling them…

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Positive But Slower Economic Growth

The index continues to point to positive, but somewhat slower economic growth…

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Some Money To Carry Over

The State of South Dakota will wrap up the financial year in a pretty good position…..

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SDSU Wraps Biggest Fund Drive

The SDSU Foundation just wrapped up the biggest fund drive in their history…

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Land Assessment Task Force Meets

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The Agricultural Land Assessment Oversight Advisory Task Force, set up by the South Dakota Legislature met yesterday (Tuesday) in Pierre.

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Iowa Rates High In Kids’ Survey

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Iowa moved up four spots in the annual "Kids Count" survey, to third in the country this year.

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TV In Background Bad For Children

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Researchers at the University of Iowa are encouraging parents to turn off the television if their children are in the room and not watching the TV as well.

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Johanns Co-Sponsor Of Immigration Bill

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Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns co-sponsored a bill that would tweak the 2008 law on illegal immigrant children, create a swifter immigration process for children, and add 40 immigration judges.

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University Partnership With Software Company Working

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University of South Dakota computer science students continue to benefit from a partnership with Eagle Creek Software in Vermillion.