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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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U.S. reforms poultry inspections in effort to boost food safety

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The USDA hopes reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities will cut down on foodborne illnesses.

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Senate passes $16.3B veterans health care bill

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The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

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Obamacare subsidy case could be headed to Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.

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NCFC Lauds House Passage Of Pesticide Legislation

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  This week the U.S. House passed the Reducing Regulatory Burden’s Act. The measure eliminates costly and duplicative pesticide permitting…

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Iowa Cattle President Working On MPR Proposal

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  This week, 600 cattle producers from across the country are in Denver at the National Cattlemen Beef Association’s summer…