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Johanns Bids Senate Farewell

Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns says he remains optimistic about the future of America, despite problems Washington has failed to address.

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Senate Committee Assignments Up For Grabs

Nebraska State Senators are looking at committee assignments for the upcoming legislative session.

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South Dakota Senator Wants to Change Insurance Rules

Dan Lederman is seeking to change South Dakota insurance regulations.

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Estate Planning Workshops Around State

Farmers and ranchers are receiving help when it comes to passing the business to the next generation.

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Johanns Delivers Farewell Speech with Optimism

Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns retires from public office after this term.

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Nebraska Senators Preparing for Committee Assignments

Tyson Larson speaks about committee assignments coming up for Nebraska's legislators.

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Little Action Expected On Teacher Shortage

While there may be a lot of discussion about teacher shortages in the 2015 South Dakota legislature, there may not be much action.

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Re-certification Meeting For Keystone XL in March

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission will host a hearing in March for the re-certification of the pipeline.

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Wayne State Fraternity Suspended

Tau Kappa Epsilon will not be allowed to conduct any fraternity business or activities at Wayne State College due to alcohol abuse.

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Coffee With A Cop In Sioux City Friday

Residents in Sioux City will have a chance to sit down and enjoy free coffee with local law enforcement in an effort to boost community relationships.

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Iowa Jobs Outlook Strong

Most employers in Iowa are optimistic about their hiring plans for the first three months of 2015.

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Digital Drivers Licenses On The Way In Iowa

State officials in Iowa are drafting plans for digital driver's licenses, so you could show your photo I-D by pulling out your smart phone.

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Fischer Criticizes EPA Proposals

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says a new EPA ozone proposal could damage the economy.

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Cattle Deaths Investigated

Woodbury County authorities are investigating the mysterious death of 17 head of cattle this weekend.

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River Levels Dropping

The level of the Missouri River below Gavins Point Dam near Yankton has dropped several feet in the last few weeks as water releases are cut back for winter.

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Stevens Concerned About Capital Outlay Funds

Members of the District 18 legislative delegation spoke to the Yankton School Board last (Monday) night.

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Legislators Address Education Issues

Members of the District 18 legislative delegation met with the Yankton School Board last (Monday) night.

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Transportation Bill Headed to South Dakota Legislature

South Dakota's legislators will have to face a large bill focused on taxes and fees related to transportation.

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Flu Shot Misses Mark

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned the flu vaccine is not effective against one strain because it has changed or mutated.

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Turkey Plant Back In Service

A turkey processing plant in Storm Lake is back in business after a fire idled the facility for eight months.

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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

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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.