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Medicaid Expansion Still An Issue

The State of South Dakota is missing out on about seven hundred forty five thousand dollars in federal funding each week by not expanding those covered under Medicaid.

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School Starts In Yankton

It’s the opening day of school for students in the Yankton Public School District.

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Harkin Shares Wish List

Iowa Senator Tom Harkin has a "wish list" of legislation he hopes to get through congress and to the president's desk before he retires.

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Nebraska Unemployment Ticks Higher

Though the state unemployment rate in Nebraska rose slightly last month, state officials aren't too concerned.

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Nebraska Employees Forced To Retire

Two Nebraska state employees have retired, rather than be fired.

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Scam Targets Electric Customers

A phone scam is targeting Nebraska Public Power District Customers.

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New Map To Guide Tourists

A self-guided vacation map has been released by the South Dakota Department of Tourism.

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Compromise Sought On Floodwaters Disputes

The Watershed Task Force of the South Dakota Legislature has been working for a couple of years to find compromises between landowners with flooded property, and sportsmen who want to use public access to those waters.

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Yankton Teaching Jobs Filled

School starts Tuesday in the Yankton Public School District, and all the teaching positions have been filled, but just barely.

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Minnesota Unemployment Rate Steady

Despite employers cutting 36-hundred jobs in July, Minnesota’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.5 percent.

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Fischer, Johanns See Chances For GOP Control Of Senate

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer, a Republican, feels confident her party will take over the majority in the Senate this fall.

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Firefighters Receive Oil Train Car Fire Training

Two North Sioux City Assistant Fire Chiefs are now better prepared for a crude oil rail car fire after receiving training in Pueblo, Colorado.

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Healthcare Workers Need Flu Shots

South Dakota state employees who work with health care services are now required to receive a flu vaccination.

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Smaller Will Feel Effects of NCAA Court Ruling

The five largest athletic conferences have been granted autonomy by the NCAA.

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South Dakota Regents Hold Meeting

The South Dakota Board of Regents met this week for one of their regular strategic planning sessions.

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Nebraska Senator Addresses EPA Rule

Nebraska Senator, Deb Fischer spoke with Norfolk residents about several issues, including the EPA's intent to restrict the nation's power plants.

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Students To Move In To Wayne State

It is move in day on Friday at Wayne State College.

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State EB5 Investigation Stalls

The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature has been looking into the use of state funds in the EB-5 visa case.

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Pressler Wants More Legal Immigration

An independent Senate candidate in South Dakota says the country should move toward more legalized immigration.

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Committee Looking At Water Drainage Issues

A sub group of a South Dakota Legislative Committee that has been looking at water drainage issues meets today in Pierre.

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Clean Up Underway After Strong Storms

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Clean up is underway in Dakota City Nebraska and Sergeant Bluff Iowa after strong storms moved through late Sunday afternoon.

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US Facing Critical Issues in the Mid-East

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South Dakota Senator John Thune says the US needs strong leadership to confront terror in the mid-east.

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Labor Day Time to Push for Higher Wages in South Dakota

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South Dakota voters can decide on a higher minimum wage in the November election.

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SD Legislative Committee Asks EB-5 Participant to Appear

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The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature has asked Joop Bolen to appear at it's September 24th meeting.

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South Dakota Now Top Hydro-power State

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The Wall Street Journal says South Dakota now is one of the top hydro power producing states in the country.