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Nebraska To Launch Online Voting Registration

Nebraska prepares to begin its online voter registration system tomorrow (TUE), National Voter Registration Day.


Iowa Unemployment Lower

The unemployment rate in Iowa headed back down in August after a small move up in July.

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Death Penalty Proponents Say Court Challenge Will Fail

Supporters of the referendum petition drive to get the death penalty on the ballot next year in Nebraska are confident it will withstand a legal challenge.

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SD Senator Mike Rounds Says Huckabee Stands On Principle

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee made a stand with Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis over her refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

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Tuition Freeze Depends On State Finances

The South Dakota Board of Regents has endorsed a tuition freeze as their top priority for next year. That would add about five million dollars to their budget request.

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Blue Ribbon Committee Needs Time

The Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education will meet again on October first, and continue the search for some answers to teacher shortages and education funding.

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Clean Up Underway After Train Derails, Catches Fire Near Scotland

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad personnel and derailment contractors continue their cleanup and reconstruction effort at the site southeast of Scotland where seven tanker cars hauling ethanol left the tracks Saturday.

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Using National Guard Could Save Money

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says the National Guard should be a front line priority.


Iowa Moves to Online Voter Registration

Iowa will begin online voter registration.

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Ethanol Rail Tank Cars Derail, Catch Fire Near Scotland SD

Derailed ethanol tank cars burned Saturday morning near Scotland SD.

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer; Syria Strategy Failing

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says an admission by the Obama Administration shocked the Armed Services Committee. The US commander in…

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Nebraska Death Penalty Petitions Challenged

Opponents of the death penalty in Nebraska are taking their case to court.

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Worker Shortage Becoming a Crisis in SD

Workforce shortages could grow to crisis status in SD.

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Net Rules Needed

Congress is still working on bills that would give them authority over the internet.

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SD Legislators Talk Taxes For Counties

A SD interim Legislative committee talked about tax changes for counties.

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James River Board Approves Improvement Projects

More projects along the James River have been approved.

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Six People Die in Platte House Fire

Six people have died in a Platte house fire.

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SD Senator Mike Rounds; GOP Presidential Race Far From Over

SD Senator MIke Rounds says he was encouraged by the GOP Presidential debate.


SD Schools Add Hiring Preferences for Veterans

SD school districts have to adjust their hiring practices to give preference to military veterans.

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SD Counties Asking for More Money

SD legislators are hearing from county officials.

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Candidate And Activist Forum Ahead


The South Dakota Democrat Party is hosting the Senator Tim Johnson Candidate and Activist Training Camp this weekend in Sioux Falls.

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Pheasant Season Arrives


Resident Only pheasant hunting season beings this weekend in South Dakota, while the main season starts next Saturday.

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Push On For Medicaid Expansion

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A large working group appointed by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is looking at a plan that could expand Medicaid coverage.

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Mumps Cases on the Rise at the University of Iowa

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Cases of mumps are being seen at the University of Iowa.

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Nuts to Bats

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Bats are very active right now, and should be avoided.