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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Loan Rates Stabilized

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Interest rates on student loans have stabilized for the moment, although nothing is official yet.

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

South Dakota Coalition Formed To Push For Farm Bill Passage

In Agriculture

  The BACK THE FARM BILL Coalition held a news conference in Sioux Falls on Wednesday to announce their push…

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Yankton Chamber Joins Back The Farm Bill Coalition

In Agriculture

The Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce is one of the 17 groups initially making up the BACK the Farm Bill…

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

River Study Extended

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The public comment period for the Ponca-Niobrara Land Protection Plan has been extended to the end of September.

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

AGP Expands Soybean Processing Plant In Hastings Nebraska

In Agriculture

AGP is expanding its soybean processing facility in Hastings, Nebraska.  AGP’s Vice President of Corporate and Government Relations Matt Caswell…

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Biodiesel Board Likes EPA Volume Requirements For The Fuel

In Agriculture

  Not only is the ethanol industry pleased with the Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirements released by the Environmental Protection…

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Iowa Redesigns Absentee Ballot

In News

Iowa election officials hope a new design for the absentee ballot request form will remove any uncertainty voters might have — especially college students.

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Abortion Video Conferencing Rules Debated

In News

The Iowa Board of Medicine has proposed rules that would no longer allow doctors to dispense abortion-inducing pills via a video-conferencing system.

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Grand Bargain Unlikely

In News

Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns dismisses President Obama’s call for a grand bargain on tax rates and federal spending.

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Sargent Returns To SDSU

In Sports

A former South Dakota State basketball standout is returning home.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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NFU Leader Applauds President For Cuba Action

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President Obama has announced a series of executive actions to ease financial restrictions on trade with Cuba. Under the order,…

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Scholarship Program Announced

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Workforce development continues to be a critical issue in South Dakota as employers struggle to find qualified workers to fill skilled positions.

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Ag Property Taxes On Legislative Agenda

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The South Dakota legislature will have to again deal with property taxes on ag land.

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Biodiesel Group Wants Permanent Fix To Tax Provision

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This week the U.S. Senate approved the tax extender’s legislation making the provisions retroactive to 2014. National Biodiesel Board’s Ben…