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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

PUC Has No Bills For Legislature

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Many state agencies are putting together their agenda for the South Dakota legislature.

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

New Commissioner Sworn In

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The Yankton County Commission filled a vacancy by appointing John Harper at their meeting.

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

County Commission Reorganizes

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Yankton County Commissioners re-elected Bruce Jensen to serve another one year term as chairman. The board reorganized at their first meeting of the New Year.

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Ag Secretary Trying To Get China To Approve Biotech Regulatory Process

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China recently rejected U.S. corn shipments because of the MIR-162 trait.  Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says he and others brought…

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

NPPC President PLeased With Market Resolution With New Zealand

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Following a long legal challenge begun in 2011, U.S. chilled and frozen pork can now enter New Zealand in retail…

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Nebraska Farmers Union Main State Legislative Goal Is Tax Reform

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Today is the opening day for the Nebraska Unicameral.  Senators have 60 working days this year to complete their legislative…

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

New South Dakota Wind Association Executive Director Named

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The South Dakota Wind Energy Association has a new Executive Director. Paul Bachman who works for D-G-R Engineering in Sioux…

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

South Dakota Pork President Says PED Virus Tops Convention Issues

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  Today the 45th annual South Dakota Pork Congress gets underway in Sioux Falls at the Ramkota. Outgoing Pork Council…

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Cyclones Remain Unbeaten

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Senior point guard DeAndre Kane continues to impress for Iowa State.

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Iowa Coach Suspended

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The Big Ten is suspending Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery one game for his actions in Sunday’s loss at Wisconsin.

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A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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South Dakota Democrats Talk Medicaid Expansion

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Medicaid expansion continues to be on the South Dakota legislative agenda.

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House Education Committee Repeals Foundation Funding

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The South Dakota House Education Committee voted to repeal the foundation funding legislation.

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Lots Of Lobbying On Gas Tax Proposal

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One Iowa State Senator says the lobbying has been intense as the legislature prepares to take up a proposal to increase the state gas tax.

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Sioux Falls Flood Map Discussed

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South Dakota’s Congressional delegation met with the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week to talk about new flood maps for the City of Sioux Falls.