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Education To Be Legislative Session

There will be a number of education related issues in the 2015 session of the South Dakota legislature, and not all are related to funding.

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Corrections On Nebraska Senate Agenda

The next session of the Nebraska Unicameral will be asked to help clean up continuing issues in the state Department of Corrections.

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Legislators Prepare For Session

South Dakota legislators are making preparations for what could be a fully packed legislative session starting next month.

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Use Tax Due

The Christmas shopping season will soon wind down, and with lots of shopping done online, the South Dakota Department of Revenue is reminding residents that a ‘use tax’ may be due on purchases made on the internet.

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Donated Toys To Be Distributed

Feeding South Dakota has teamed up with Good 360 to handle a truckload of toys that has been donated by a manufacturer.

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Murder Investigation Results Released

The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation has released the results of its investigation into the shooting incident that occurred in Sisseton on November 22.

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Iowa Farm Land Values Drop

Iowa farmland values saw their biggest drop in almost three decades in the latest survey released by Iowa State University.

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Iowa Businesses Productive

A new report concludes Iowa's businesses overall have been "highly productive" and there's been good job growth in the state in the past decade.

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Prison Reform Measures Expected

A wide range of prison reform measures will likely be proposed in the new Nebraska legislative session.

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Northwestern Energy Requesting Rate Hike

A request has been made with the Public Utilities Commission for a rate hike for Northwestern Energy customers.

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Nebraska Students Experience Taiwanese Agriculture

Three Nebraska high school seniors spent last week in Taiwan, touring farms, research facilities, and learning the local culture.

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Cold January Expected

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has released the January weather outlook.

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Johnson Closes South Dakota Offices

It is another good bye, as the state offices of South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson will officially close today.

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Rounds To Wait And See On Cuba Deal

South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds says he will wait and see how relations change between the United States and Cuba.

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Cuba Relations Not A Partisan Issue

An Iowa State University political science professor says President Barrack Obama's announcement that he is easing economic and diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba won't fit under the normal formula of politics.

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Nebraskans Will Be Able To Get Veterans Plates

Nebraska veterans will be able to receive special military honor license plates beginning next year.

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Heineman Accuses Committee Of Rewriting History

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says a special legislative committee investigating prison sentence miscalculations is trying to rewrite history.

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Scholarship Program Announced

Workforce development continues to be a critical issue in South Dakota as employers struggle to find qualified workers to fill skilled positions.

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Ag Property Taxes On Legislative Agenda

The South Dakota legislature will have to again deal with property taxes on ag land.

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Water Project Still Short On Funds

The just passed federal budget bill includes more money for rural water projects, but no dollars specifically for the three…

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Education To Be Legislative Session

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There will be a number of education related issues in the 2015 session of the South Dakota legislature, and not all are related to funding.

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Corrections On Nebraska Senate Agenda

Tyson Larson Photo 1 021514

The next session of the Nebraska Unicameral will be asked to help clean up continuing issues in the state Department of Corrections.

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Legislators Prepare For Session

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South Dakota legislators are making preparations for what could be a fully packed legislative session starting next month.

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Use Tax Due

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The Christmas shopping season will soon wind down, and with lots of shopping done online, the South Dakota Department of Revenue is reminding residents that a ‘use tax’ may be due on purchases made on the internet.

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Donated Toys To Be Distributed

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Feeding South Dakota has teamed up with Good 360 to handle a truckload of toys that has been donated by a manufacturer.