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USD Competing for Fewer High School Graduates

Enrollment at South Dakota’s six universities was about the same this fall as last, with just over thirty six thousand four hundred students. That was down just under one percent from last year.


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Lady Gaga gets jazzy at AIDS research tribute to Ryan Murphy

Lady Gaga is continuing her jazzy period.

Blue Ribbon

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SD Blue Ribbon Task Force Wraps Up…For Now

The Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education wrapped up its official work with some general recommendations and a promise of a written report to the Governor.


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10 Things To Know For Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


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Brady, Patriots rout Dolphins 36-7 to improve to 7-0

Dan Campbell's magic wore off against a winning team.

Rounds and Rook

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Senator Wants Crop Insurance Restored In Budget

This week the House passed a budget measure that includes a $ 3 billion cut to the crop insurance program.…


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Every sports press conference, ever

You've seen one, you've seen 'em all.


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U.S., West see only modest gains likely at Syrian talks

More than a dozen powers are heading to Vienna for a fresh effort to end Syria's four-year civil war in which the United States and its Western and Gulf allies are at odds with Russia and its regional supporters, including Iran.


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Holiday sales expected to rise 2.8 percent

U.S. holiday sales are expected to rise modestly, as a sluggish economic recovery is likely to weigh on consumer spending.


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Walmart tweaks discount strategy for holiday season

The retailer is launching a new mobile app to reduce waiting times for in-store pickup of online orders.


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Jacks Must Rebound

The South Dakota State University football team will attempt to bounce back from its second loss of the season, traveling Saturday to Missouri State for a Missouri Valley Football Conference matchup.

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Area Teams Face Testing Week

A new quarterback for Nebraska and a win streak for South Dakota are among the story lines facing area college football teams this weekend.


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South Dakota Playoffs Continue

The top three classes of South Dakota high school football teams began their post season play on Thursday, two days after the other four classes had begun playoff games.


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Nebraska Playoffs Begin

Two classes of Nebraska high school football teams began playoff action Thursday with the other four classes slated to begin play Friday.


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SDSU Wins Exhibitions

South Dakota State scored a pair of exhibition basketball wins Thursday with both the men's and women's teams competing in a Frost Arena doubleheader.


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Vikings Rookie Honored

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks has been named the NFL's defensive rookie of the month for October.


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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 30

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Another Winter Storm Moving into the Northern Plains


Another winter storm will move into the area Sunday night through Tuesday.

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Facade Improvement Program Approved for Downtown Yankton

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The Yankton City Commission approved a façade improvement program for the downtown business area at their last meeting.

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Alzheimer’s Cost to Climb in Iowa

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A new report projects the expense to Medicaid for people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease in Iowa and nationwide will increase dramatically over the next decade.

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Falling Revenues an Issue for the 2016 Iowa Legislature

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Revenues for the State of Iowa have fallen below estimates for the last several months, and could lead to a budget crunch for the 2016 legislature.

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SD MRC Rail Line On Schedule


Reconstruction continues on the Mitchell – Rapid City rail line west of Chamberlain.