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Rail Line Sale Still Possible

The sale of the former DM&E rail line from western Minnesota through South Dakota is still possible, but no decisions will be made until sometime next year.

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Traffic Camera Debate Continues

The director of the Iowa D-O-T says there’s “mixed” research data about whether automated traffic enforcement cameras improve safety or…

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State Money Mishandled

A state audit disclosed the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services mishandled hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Thune Has Doubts About Iran Nuke Deal

Western countries have reached a tentative deal with Iran to slow development of their nuclear capabilities.

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Watershed Task Force To Meet

The Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force meets today in Pierre.

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Planning Committee To Meet

The Legislative Planning Committee meets today in Pierre.

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Regional Economy Improves

After declining in October to its lowest level since 2012, the monthly Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region, increased for November.

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SD Retailers Look for Positive Returns

SD retailers are set up for a strong finish to the year following Black Friday.

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SD Legislative Committee Still Dealing With Drainage Issues

A SD legislative task force still working through watershed issues.

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Small Business Saturday

This Saturday is the day to visit your local businesses, to round out your holiday shopping.

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No Special Session for South Dakota Education

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The call for a special session of the South Dakota legislature has failed.

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Governor Addresses Camp for Gifted Students

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard told students at the wrap up of the “Governors Camp” at USD in Vermillion today that their future is bright, but they have to make good choices.

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Historical Sites Eligible for Restoration Funding Assistance

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Private, public, and non-profit land owners are invited to apply for grants through the Deadwood Fund program.

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Keystone XL Groundwork Continues

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The groundwork is still under way as Trans Canada waits for final approvals of its plans to build the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline.

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South Dakota Congresswoman Against Iran Nuclear Deal

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As members of Congress continue to scrutinize and debate the nuclear deal struck with Iran, South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem is in clear opposition to the deal.