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Union Pleased With Proposed Raise

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard included a three percent pay raise for state employees in his budget proposal.

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Thune A Likely No Vote On Budget

The House of Representatives passed a compromise budget deal last week, and then headed out of Washington for the year.

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Noem Voted For Budget Deal

The US House approved a compromise two year spending deal last week, and then adjourned for the year.

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Tuition Freeze Proposed

The South Dakota Board of Regents would get extra funding from the state next year to freeze tuition for at least one year.

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Democrats To Push For Medicaid Expansion

In his budget address to the South Dakota Legislature, Governor Dennis Daugaard did not include funding for an expansion of Medicaid.

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Wayne Mattress Business Won’t Reopen After Tornado

October’s deadly tornado is permanently killing jobs in Wayne.

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Thune Won’t Support Budget Deal

Congressional republicans and democrats are lining up behind a modest but hard-won bipartisan budget agreement that seeks to replace a portion of tough spending cuts facing the Pentagon and domestic agencies.

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County Officials Meeting

Local officials from across Nebraska are in Omaha, attending the 119th annual conference of the Nebraska Association of County Officials, or NACO.

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Budget Proposal Good For Yankton Schools

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard said in his budget speech to the legislature that he would support increasing state aid to education by three percent.

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More Money For Education

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has proposed a three percent increase for the states K – 12 schools.

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New Resource to Improve Iowans’ Health

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A new online tool has been created to help gauge the well-being of Iowans and "nudge" Iowans to make improvements.

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Nebraska Ag Land Values Decrease

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Nebraska ag land values fell two-percent overall in a farm real estate market survey from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Lowest Price Inflation of Meat Expected for Pork

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One of the best deals at Nebraska grocery stores right now is in the meat case.

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Nebraska County First To Receive 911 Texts

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Buffalo County is now the first county in Nebraska to receive 9-1-1 text messages through all available cell phone companies.

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Veterans’ Career Fair in Minnesota

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July is Hire a Veteran Month.