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State Autism Report Shows Holes in Coverage Options

A report of South Dakota's treatments, coverage, and providers for children with autism shows that there could be more options.

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South Dakota Highway Patrol Stepping Up for Holiday

More troopers will be on the roads this holiday weekend.

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Farm Credit Helping Producers Make Sense of Farm Bill

A meeting will be held for ag producers to learn about the changes that are required within the new Farm Bill.

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South Dakota Students Donate 30,000 Pounds of Food

Through their fall service project, schools across the state donated over 30,000 pounds of food just in time for the holidays.

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Holiday Fire Hazards To Watch Out For

Christmas trees, candles, and more cooking means there will be a lot of heat, electricity, and fire potential in homes this season.

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Aeration Systems Running In Several Iowa Lakes

With winter comes lower levels of oxygen in the region's lakes, requiring systems to create oxygen for fish.

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Iowa Employee Union Talking Health Insurance

Iowa's largest employee union is negotiating health insurance.

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Iowa State Patrol to Step Up Holiday Enforcement

Iowans will see more state troopers on the road this weekend.

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Nebraska Study Weighs the Risks of Smoking

A University of Nebraska study considers the risks associated with weight and smoking.

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Friday’s University of Nebraska and Iowa Game to Honor Pilger Man

Friday's game will continue to honor a hero from each state for acts of courage.

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Watershed Advisory Task Force Creates Framework for South Dakota Waters

The Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota Legislature agreed on two pieces of legislation Monday.

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Rounds Prepares To Take Office

South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds is in the process of hiring staff, and finding office space both in South Dakota and Washington.

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Economist Discusses TIF Districts

Tax increment financing districts can be a good tool when used appropriately.

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Governor Says Iowa In Good Financial Shape

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.

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BCBS Rejects Deal

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.

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Negotiators Far Apart

Negotiators for the State of Iowa presented a contract proposal that differs greatly from the one submitted earlier this month by the largest state employees' union.

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No Charges For Corrections Officials

Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says the special legislative committee reviewing what went wrong in Corrections that led to the miscalculation of hundreds of prison sentences failed to stay focused.

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Zebra Mussel Found in Lewis & Clark Lake

One adult zebra mussel has been found in Lewis and Clark Lake, giving the lake a "suspect" status for contamination.

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Yankton Community Holiday Feast on Wednesday

The city's annual Thanksgiving celebration is set for Wednesday evening.

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Water Contract Approved

The Yankton City Commission approved one of the first major contracts for the water supply upgrade.

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Scholarship Program Announced

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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

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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

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

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Details Of Omnibus Bill Coming Out

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The one point one trillion dollar, seventeen hundred page omnibus spending bill passed by Congress last week has lots of details, which are starting to come out.

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Group Wants More Medical Marijuana

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A group of Iowans announced a campaign at the state capitol dedicated to promoting regulated access to medical marijuana for patients suffering from a variety of medical conditions.