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Internet Helps Small Sioux Falls Business Grow

Online companies are becoming the preferred way to shop.

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Back To School Means Immunization Time

As a new school year approaches, it’s time to check children’s vaccination records.

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Partnership Saves Vermillion Theaters

A nonprofit group and the University of South Dakota are partnering to maintain movie theaters in downtown Vermillion.

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New USD Dean of Education Working for Teachers

Donald Easton-Brooks has been on the job as Dean of the School of Education at the University of South Dakota for about six weeks.

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Clean Air Rules To Impact SD Utilities; Costs Unclear

Utility companies are reading through the new clean air rules released by President Obama this week.

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Take Back Drug Program Reinstated

The director of the Iowa Office of Drug Control Policy is applauding a recent decision by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reinstate its National Prescription Drug Take Back program.

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Search for U of I President Continues

Sally Mason has stepped into retirement.

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Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith; Export – Import Bank Tied to Highway Funding

The fate of the Export-Import Bank could be tied to a long-term transportation bill.

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Congress Left With Few Days to Finalize Budget

When Congress returns from the August recess after Labor Day, they will have only a few days to work through the budget and keep the government funded into the new fiscal year which starts on October first.

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Death Penalty Petition Continues in Nebraska

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has been holding town hall meetings around the state in the last couple of weeks.

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75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Underway

Up to a million people may descend on western South Dakota this week to take part in the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

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Mid-American Economy Sees Weak Growth in July

The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for July, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, slumped for the month.

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Nebraska Best Burger Contest Underway

There is a twist in this year's Nebraska Beef Council's Best Burger Contest.

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Search for New University President Continues in Iowa

The search committee for the new University of Iowa president is getting closer.

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No Special Session for South Dakota Education

The call for a special session of the South Dakota legislature has failed.

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Governor Addresses Camp for Gifted Students

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard told students at the wrap up of the “Governors Camp” at USD in Vermillion today that their future is bright, but they have to make good choices.

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Historical Sites Eligible for Restoration Funding Assistance

Private, public, and non-profit land owners are invited to apply for grants through the Deadwood Fund program.

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Keystone XL Groundwork Continues

The groundwork is still under way as Trans Canada waits for final approvals of its plans to build the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline.

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South Dakota Congresswoman Against Iran Nuclear Deal

As members of Congress continue to scrutinize and debate the nuclear deal struck with Iran, South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem is in clear opposition to the deal.

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Senate Passes Six Year Transportation Bill Extension

The US Senate passed a six year extension of transportation funding, but there is no guarantee the House will go along.

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Internet Helps Small Sioux Falls Business Grow

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Online companies are becoming the preferred way to shop.

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Back To School Means Immunization Time

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As a new school year approaches, it’s time to check children’s vaccination records.

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Partnership Saves Vermillion Theaters

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A nonprofit group and the University of South Dakota are partnering to maintain movie theaters in downtown Vermillion.

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New USD Dean of Education Working for Teachers

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Donald Easton-Brooks has been on the job as Dean of the School of Education at the University of South Dakota for about six weeks.

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Clean Air Rules To Impact SD Utilities; Costs Unclear

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Utility companies are reading through the new clean air rules released by President Obama this week.