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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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Property Tax Increases Faces Vote

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The Yankton County Commission passed a property tax increase last month that would be used to fund road and highway maintenance.

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Committee To Talk Money

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The South Dakota Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education meets again next week, and at least one member hopes that talk of money will be on the agenda.

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Man Shot by Yankton Police After Pursuit

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A man was shot by Yankton Police last night after a domestic disturbance call and search. South Dakota Attorney General…

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September is Obesity Awareness Month

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September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in Iowa.

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Death Penalty Opponents To Continue Fight

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Opponents of the death penalty vow to continue their fight, even if capital punishment makes the ballot next November.