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University Partnership With Software Company Working

University of South Dakota computer science students continue to benefit from a partnership with Eagle Creek Software in Vermillion.

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Short Budgets Make Finding Teachers Hard

Finding teachers for South Dakota school districts will continue to be difficult due to budget shortages.

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Teacher Shortage Studied

Members of the South Dakota Legislature’s Planning Committee heard about the problems school districts are having finding qualified teachers.

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Health Insurance Premiums Expected To Increase

An official with the Nebraska Health Care Alliance estimates when the federal health care law fully goes into effect in several months, requiring all policies to be compliant, the expense will be staggering.

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Shortage Of Lawyers In Rural Nebraska

Too many rural Nebraska counties have no practicing lawyers.

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Iowa Did Not Discriminate

The Iowa Supreme Court upheld a Polk County District Court ruling that determined the State of Iowa did not discriminate against African-Americans in their hiring and promotion practices.

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Algae Alert Issued

A health alert for toxic blue-green algae has been announced for multiple areas in Nebraska.

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Rail Car Shortage Continues

A delegation of state officials was scheduled to travel to Washington last Friday and meet with the Surface Transportation Board about ongoing railroad shipment issues and delays.

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Johnson Supports President On Border Issue

President Obama has requested that Congress earmark about four billion dollars to help the federal government slow down the flow of illegal immigrants coming across the US southern border.

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Rounds Travels To Texas

South Dakota Senate candidate Mike Rounds recently spent some time in Texas, visiting the US – Mexican border, trying to get a handle on the border crossing by illegal immigrants.

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Legacy Of Yankton College Continues

Yankton College may have closed thirty years ago, but the alumni and board are still active and still awarding scholarships.

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Report Critical Of Iowa Water Quality

A report from the Iowa Policy Project (IPP) is critical of the state's current strategies to fight water pollution.

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Professor Wants Licenses For Children Of Illegals

Nebraska is the only state that bans children of illegal immigrants from obtaining a driver’s license and Creighton University Associate…

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ACLU: No Right To Know About Immigrant Children

The Nebraska ACLU chapter is criticizing Governor Dave Heineman, claiming he has no need to know information on the illegal immigrant children now in Nebraska.

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Yankton College Alumni Back in Town

It's been 30 years since Yankton College closed, but the Alumni Advisory Board is still active.

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Legislative Planning Committee Discusses Capital Outlay Fund

The South Dakota Legislative Planning Committee will discuss school funding through the Capital Outlay Fund and the teacher shortage.

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Freeman Arts/Earth Center Receives $150,000

The National Endowment for the Arts is giving $150,000 to study the feasibility of a new facility in Freeman that will combine agriculture with theatre.

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More Kayaks On Missouri River

Another large group of kayakers will hit the Missouri River this weekend.

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Rail Authority Renews Contract

Representatives of the Napa – Platte Regional Rail Authority met with the South Dakota State Rail Board this week. Board…

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South Dakota GOP Kicks Off Mobile Campaign

South Dakota republicans have kicked off what they are calling the “Grassroots Express State Tour.”

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University Partnership With Software Company Working

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University of South Dakota computer science students continue to benefit from a partnership with Eagle Creek Software in Vermillion.

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Short Budgets Make Finding Teachers Hard

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Finding teachers for South Dakota school districts will continue to be difficult due to budget shortages.

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Teacher Shortage Studied

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Members of the South Dakota Legislature’s Planning Committee heard about the problems school districts are having finding qualified teachers.

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Health Insurance Premiums Expected To Increase

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An official with the Nebraska Health Care Alliance estimates when the federal health care law fully goes into effect in several months, requiring all policies to be compliant, the expense will be staggering.

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Shortage Of Lawyers In Rural Nebraska

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Too many rural Nebraska counties have no practicing lawyers.