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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Affordable Care Act Delayed For Businesses

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Many of the mandated changes under the Affordable Care Act for business will be delayed for a year.

RainyDay

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

South Dakota Adds To Rainy Day Fund

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The State of South Dakota ended the fiscal year with another surplus, putting twenty four million dollars into….

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

National Corn Growers Defending RFS And Pushing For Farm Bill

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National Corn Grower members are in Washington DC this week for their Corn Congress. President Pam Johnson says their top…

SDSUiceCream

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

SDSU Cookies ‘n’ Cream named best ice cream treat in S.D.

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Since the ’70s, the origin of Cookies ‘n’ Cream ice cream has been debated….

CornField

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

RFA Vice President Disputes Blend Wall Arguement

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The American Petroleum Institute is putting pressure on federal officials to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard. API is saying the…

Annette Bosworth

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Sioux Falls Doctor Enters South Dakota US Senate Race

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Dr. Annette Bosworth has declared her candidacy for the Republican nomination for the United States Senate.  She made the announcement…

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Transportation Official Hoping For Conference On Water Development Bill

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Soy Transportation Coalition officials are hoping House Senate conferees will get going on putting together water development legislation. Most of…

Stethoscope Medical

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Parasite Cases Continue To Rise

In News

State health departments in Iowa and Nebraska are tracking an outbreak of cyclosporiasis….

Road Construction

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Funding Cuts For Highway 20

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Officials in northwest Iowa say after decades of planning and construction, completing the conversion of Highway 20…

Planting Trees

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Grants For Planting Trees

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Towns and cities across Nebraska are eligible to apply for a grant program dedicated to trees…

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