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John Thune

Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Thune Introduces New Bill

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South Dakota Senator John Thune says Congress passes spending bills every year that does not look at long term financial impacts….

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

New Student Testing

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Schools in South Dakota are moving toward a new process that will evaluate teachers and administrators on an objective scale….

MoneyDollars

Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

South Dakota Ends Fiscal Year in the Black

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The State of South Dakota ended the fiscal year in the black, and was able to transfer about twenty four million dollars to the reserve fund…..

Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

NCBA Backs Legislation To Keep EPA From Releasing Private Information

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  National Cattlemen Beef Association officials are hailing legislation introduced in the Senate to keep EPA from releasing producer’s private…

Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

National Pork Board Increases Funding To Fight PED Virus

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  The National Pork Board will invest an additional $ 350 thousand dollars toward research, education and coordination efforts to…

Money Dollars

Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

High Lottery Sales in Nebraska

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A milestone for the Nebraska Lottery….

DairyCows

Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Colombian Dairy Industry Small Compared To Other Industries

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The dairy industry in Colombia is small compared to their egg, chicken and beef industries. Juan Fernando Tircedo is with…

Steve King

Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Congressman Steve King Defending Comments

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Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King is defending comments he made last week that sparked controversy…..

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Weather Enters Erratic Period

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A climatologist with Iowa State University Extension says regional weather patterns have entered an erratic period….

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Nebraska Farm Bureau Backs Plan To Cut EPA Budget

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l The House Appropriations Committee’s fiscal year 2014 spending plan calls for a $ 3 Billion cut to the Environmental…

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Millions hit by data hack still don’t know they’re victims

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The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago.

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Study: Millennials’ credit scores are in the gutter

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Millennials get plenty of recognition for frugality and their desire to share everything from cars to clothes, but they also have the lowest average credit score of any generation.

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Farm Groups Ask for Delayed Implementation of WOTUS

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Several farm groups including the National Milk Producers Federation and National Pork Producers Council have written EPA and the Corps…

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Landowner Billboards Oppose Dakota Access Pipeline

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South Dakota landowners concerned about the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline have put up billboards showing opposition for the project. The…

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Finalists Named for America’s Pig Farmers of the Year

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The National Pork Board has selected four finalists for the America’s Pig Farmer of the Year award program. The Pork…