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Gas Prices Up

The statewide average gas price in Iowa has moved up each of the last four weeks.

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Death Penalty Bill Advances

Nebraska is one legislative step away from repealing the death penalty.

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Women’s Health Week Begins

Women’s Health Week across the nation is a reminder to ladies to take care of themselves.

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USD Students Named Fulbright Scholars

Three students from the University of South Dakota have been chosen as Fulbright Scholars.

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Regulations Put Coal Plants At Risk

New clean air regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency could cripple coal fired power plants, and cause electric rates to soar.

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Title 9 Discussed

When most people hear about Title 9, they think of schools and universities developing sports for females, but it is much more than that.

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New President for Mount Marty College

The Board of Trustees of Mount Marty College in Yankton have named Marcus Long as the next President of the College.

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Early Morning Fires in Yankton

It was a case of one fire leading to another.


Severe Weather Possible for Weekend

More rounds of severe weather are possible this weekend over the northern plains.

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South Dakota Senator Introduces Bill for Energy Flexibility

South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, joined a bipartisan group of colleagues in introducing legislation.


South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Holds Electric Rate Hike Hearing

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission held a public hearing in Yankton last night on the proposed electric rate hike by Northwestern Energy.


Nebraska Debating Licenses for Immigrant Children

State senators have begun, but have yet to complete debate, on a bill that would allow the children of illegal immigrants to obtain driver's licenses in Nebraska.

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Iowa DOT Rejects Appeal for Speed Cameras

The Iowa Department of Transportation has rejected the appeals from four Iowa cities that all want to keep using speed cameras in their areas.


Nebraska Unicameral Discusses Prison Sentences and Criminal Statute

An effort to do away with minimum mandatory prison sentences and reduce the number of crimes subject to the habitual criminal statute met resistance.

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Free Fishing Weekend Offers Free Admission to State Parks

This weekend, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is inviting everyone to visit a state park for the annual Open House and free fishing weekend.


South Dakota Senator Introduces Weather Forecasting Legislation

South Dakota Senator John Thune, who Chairs the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, is planning to introduce a bill that could lead to improvements in weather forecasting.

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Floodplain Maps Underway for Lewis & Clark and Big Sioux Watersheds

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is working on floodplain maps for the Lewis & Clark and Big Sioux watersheds.


National Weather Service Analyzes Delmont Tornado

The tornado that struck Delmont on Sunday morning is a reminder of the dangers of the season.


Iowa Climate Study Finds Adverse Health Effects

The fifth annual Iowa Climate Statement is being released, proclaiming climate change is real and humans are contributing to the greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere.


Nebraska Prison Riots Under Investigation

Nebraska State Corrections Director Scott Frakes says the investigation into what triggered the riots at the Tecumseh state prison continues.

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Blood Donations Needed For Summer

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The upcoming summer season brings with it busier schedules, and LifeServe Blood Center, based in Sioux City, Iowa, finds their blood supply falls low as people take less time to make regular donations.

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Farmers At Higher Risk for Skin Cancer


The National Farm Medicine Center has released results of a skin cancer screening that checked for signs of skin cancer and asked questions about sun protection and exposure.

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Delmont Closed Today, Thursday for Clean-up


The clean-up continues in Delmont, South Dakota, where a tornado ruined many buildings on May 10th.

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Surpasses Goal for Feeding South Dakota


The 23rd annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive this month had mail carriers dropping off the mail while picking up donations of food from the nation’s mailboxes.

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South Dakota Public Utilities Commission To Hold Public Comment

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The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission is gathering public comment preceding the formal hearings for Northwestern Energy’s rate hike case.