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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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Onward Yankton Big Idea Search Nears End

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The Onward Yankton group is now in the process of reviewing the final six proposals in the search for the “next big idea.”

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Mid America Economic Index Slumps

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for August, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from Arkansas to North Dakota, slumped for the month.

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Repairs on Gavins Point Dam Nearing Completion

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Final repair work on Gavins Point Dam from flooding in 2011 should wrap up later this month.

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SD Retirement Laws Committee To Meet

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The Retirement Laws Committee of the South Dakota Legislature meets tomorrow (Wednesday) in Sioux Falls.

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Trade Mission Returns From South America

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A delegation of Iowa corn growers and livestock producers just returned from a trade trip to South America.