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Zebra Mussels Not Yet In South Dakota

While at least one invasive species, Asian carp, has made big gains in South Dakota waters, we have avoided another invasion, at least for now.

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Governor Says Medicaid Expansion Too Expensive

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has not been a supporter of expanding Medicaid coverage to more low income people, and did not include that in his budget proposal to the legislature.

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Holiday Train On the Way

The special holiday train run by Canadian Pacific will be rolling across Minnesota and South Dakota over the next few days.

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Senior Healthcare Deadlines Looms

Senior citizens who rely on Medicare Part “D” for their prescription coverage have an important deadline this week to sign up for or change their coverage plans.

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Asian Carp Still A Problem

Asian carp, also known as silver or jumping carp is an invasive species that have been multiplying in the Missouri, James and Big Sioux Rivers the past few years.

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Budget Deadline Looms

The days are counting down to a self-imposed budget deadline for Congressional negotiators.

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Legislators React To Budget Speech

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard delivered his budget proposal to the legislature in Pierre. Daugaard proposed 3 percent increases for…

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Time For Bill Introductions

Some lawmakers will be pre filing bills for the 2014 legislative session.

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Water Flows Reduced

Releases from Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River have been lowered to fifteen thousand cubic feet per second as barge transportation downriver has ended for the season.

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Another Budget Deadline Looms

Another budge deadline is looming in about six weeks as the current compromise deal will expire.

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Internet Helps Area Business Grow

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Online companies are becoming the preferred way to shop.

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Back To School Means Immunization Time

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As a new school year approaches, it’s time to check children’s vaccination records.

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Vermillion Theaters To Be Maintained

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A nonprofit group and the University of South Dakota are partnering to maintain movie theaters in downtown Vermillion.

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New Dean Settling In

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Donald Easton-Brooks has been on the job as Dean of the School of Education at the University of South Dakota for about six weeks.

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Clean Air Rules To Impact Local Utilities

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Utility companies are reading through the new clean air rules released by President Obama this week.