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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Corn Growers President Defends RFS

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Wednesday, National Corn Growers President Pam Johnson who farms in Iowa testified before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power…

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….

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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….

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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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South Dakota Hits Jackpot in Gambling Addiction

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The personal finance website “Wallet Hub” released an in-depth report on the most gambling-addicted states.

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Map The Meal Gap 2016 Details Hunger in South Dakota

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Feeding South Dakota has released the “Map the Meal Gap 2016,” an annual study completed by Feeding America.

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WRDA Bill Passes Out of Committee

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Last week the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed the $9.3 billion Water Resources and Development Act legislation. Waterways…

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MN House Passes Funding Bill

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The Minnesota House has approved an Agriculture, Environment and Jobs bill by a 72 to 54 vote. State Corn Grower’s…

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Nebraska Senator Votes Against WRDA Due to EPA Provision

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The just-passed WRDA Bill in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee received one no vote. That was from Nebraska…