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Iowa Employee Union Talking Health Insurance

Iowa's largest employee union is negotiating health insurance.

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Iowa State Patrol to Step Up Holiday Enforcement

Iowans will see more state troopers on the road this weekend.

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Nebraska Study Weighs the Risks of Smoking

A University of Nebraska study considers the risks associated with weight and smoking.

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Friday’s University of Nebraska and Iowa Game to Honor Pilger Man

Friday's game will continue to honor a hero from each state for acts of courage.

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Watershed Advisory Task Force Creates Framework for South Dakota Waters

The Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota Legislature agreed on two pieces of legislation Monday.

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Rounds Prepares To Take Office

South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds is in the process of hiring staff, and finding office space both in South Dakota and Washington.

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Economist Discusses TIF Districts

Tax increment financing districts can be a good tool when used appropriately.

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Governor Says Iowa In Good Financial Shape

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.

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BCBS Rejects Deal

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.

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Negotiators Far Apart

Negotiators for the State of Iowa presented a contract proposal that differs greatly from the one submitted earlier this month by the largest state employees' union.

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No Charges For Corrections Officials

Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says the special legislative committee reviewing what went wrong in Corrections that led to the miscalculation of hundreds of prison sentences failed to stay focused.

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Zebra Mussel Found in Lewis & Clark Lake

One adult zebra mussel has been found in Lewis and Clark Lake, giving the lake a "suspect" status for contamination.

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Yankton Community Holiday Feast on Wednesday

The city's annual Thanksgiving celebration is set for Wednesday evening.

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Water Contract Approved

The Yankton City Commission approved one of the first major contracts for the water supply upgrade.

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Water Management Policy is the Focus in Pierre Today

The Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota legislature is meeting to discuss water management policy.

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Prison Delays May Cause Legal Action

Iowa’s top prison official says legal action is likely against the designers blamed for months of delays in opening a new state prison.

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Officials Say Power Transmission Line Would be Good For Nebraska

Officials say the high-voltage electrical transmission line that's proposed to cut through 220 miles of Nebraska's Sand Hills region is designed to have a positive impact on the entire state's power infrastructure.

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Ricketts To Offer Fresh Perspective On Corrections

Governor-elect Pete Ricketts promises to bring a fresh perspective to the prison problem in Nebraska.

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Rail Board Busy

With one major rail construction project on the board and several more possibilities, the South Dakota State Rail Board has become quite active.

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City May Change Plans For Land

A recent study by a Chicago consulting firm found that the retail market in Yankton is pretty well served, with little room for any more large stores.

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Iowa Employee Union Talking Health Insurance

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Iowa's largest employee union is negotiating health insurance.

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Iowa State Patrol to Step Up Holiday Enforcement

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Iowans will see more state troopers on the road this weekend.

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Nebraska Study Weighs the Risks of Smoking

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A University of Nebraska study considers the risks associated with weight and smoking.

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Friday’s University of Nebraska and Iowa Game to Honor Pilger Man

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Friday's game will continue to honor a hero from each state for acts of courage.

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Watershed Advisory Task Force Creates Framework for South Dakota Waters

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The Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota Legislature agreed on two pieces of legislation Monday.