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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Stock Growers Disappointed And Concerned With Beef Plant Bankruptcy

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South Dakota Stock Grower Association officials are disappointed and concerned that Northern Beef Packers in Aberdeen have filed for Chapter…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Tax Study Continues

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A special legislative committee reviewing Nebraska’s tax system might serve more as a guide to possible legislation next year.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Gas Prices Higher

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The average price of a gallon of gas went up 13 cents this past week.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Continued Growth Predicted For Nebraska

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Economic growth is expected to continue in Nebraska, despite an anticipated drop in farm income.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

NPPC Concerned With Trade Problems With Taiwan

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Trade problems with Taiwan are concerning for U.S. pork producers. NPPC Vice President and Counsel for International Affairs Nick Giordano…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Water Bills On The Way Up

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The Yankton City Commission will take the final steps at their meeting tonight to finalize new, higher water rates and surcharges needed to finance construction of new feeder wells and a water plant.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Nebraska Farm Bureau Wants Congress To Approve TPA

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The administration is asking Congress to pass legislation on trade promotion authority. TPA is what gives the President authority to…

SDCapitol

Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Planning Committee Continues Work

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The “Legislative Planning Committee” was set up by the South Dakota legislature as a permanent interim group to look at issues over the long term.

Harvest

Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

NFU Leader Pleased Senate Pushing House On Farm Bill Conference

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Late last week the Senate sent their version of the farm bill over to the House so the process could…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Evaluations Underway

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South Dakota school districts are working through the process of objective evaluations of teachers and principals.

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Yankton Sales Tax Continues Up

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Sales tax in Yankton continue their strong growth trend.

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South Dakota Public Utilities Commission To Hold Public Comment

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The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission is gathering public comment preceding the formal hearings for Northwestern Energy’s rate hike case.

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South Dakota Senator Critical of Presidential Approach to ISIS

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South Dakota Senator John Thune has been critical of the approach of the Obama Administration to the threat from ISIS.

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South Dakota Board of Regents Names New Executive Director

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The South Dakota Board of Regents has named Michael Rush as their next Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer.

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Peterson To Sit Out Workouts

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A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Adrian Peterson has informed Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer that he will not be attending the team's optional practices that start on Tuesday.