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9 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

SD Delegation Attempts To Halt VA Hospital Closure

South Dakota's congressional delegation is inviting the new Veterans Affairs secretary to the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Thune, Representative Kristi Noem, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hot Springs, SD, Rapid City, SD

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Washington Times

Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials

Problems at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers get all the attention, but similar stories of neglect at Indian Health Services clinics go virtually unnoticed.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Kristi Noem, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, John Thune, South Dakota, Life, Veteran Affairs, Oglala, SD, Opinion

Roll Call

Time is Right for Real Housing Reform that Protects Property Rights | Commentary

A monumental opportunity has presented itself as Julian Castro, former mayor of San Antonio, takes over as the new secretary of Housing and Urban Development and Congress looks ahead on the critical issue of housing finance reform.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Fannie Mae, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Housing Wire

Julian Castro sworn in, spends first day as HUD Secretary

Julin Castro is no longer the mayor of San Antonio. He is now the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development after being sworn in on Monday by Chief Judge Richard Roberts of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo, Democrat

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bradenton.com

Guatemala to Sioux Falls: A long immigration road

Her story has the kind of ending envisioned by frantic parents who currently are sending unaccompanied children by the tens of thousands from Central America to the U.S. It amounts to flinging them hopefully toward a life featuring something better than grinding poverty and violent death in their home countries, based on little more than fervent ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Sioux Falls, SD, US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Representative Kristi Noem, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Roll Call

Quirky Ex-Senator Stomps on Democrats' S.D. Hopes

South Dakota Democrats are playing a tough hand in the Senate race, but they thought they could count on a wild card - former Sen. Larry Pressler - to help the contest break their way.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, South Dakota, South Dakota Government, Mike Rounds, US Governors, Roll Call, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Jul 23, 2014

New York Daily News

Sen. Harry Reid returns to home state least frequently among all senators: report

The Nevada Democrat has traveled home only 11 times since 2011, according to a new analysis of Senate disbursement records by the Washington Examiner, making him the member of the upper chamber who goes home the least.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Nevada Government, Nevada, Dianne Feinstein

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

State Gets Over $294k To Digitize Historic Newspapers

South Dakota has been granted more than $294,000 in federal funds to digitize 100,000 pages of historic state newspapers published between 1836 and 1922.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Salon

Debunking the right's enduring myth: The truth about Richard...

Last week, for one brief moment, Ann Coulter made a lick of sense, which is surely one of the signs of the apocalypse.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Thune, Democrat

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Boston.com

Mudslinging Carries Political Risk in South Carolina

There is a game politicians like to play with voters in this sparsely populated state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, South Dakota, US News, US Senate, Democrat, John Thune, Republican, South Dakota Government, Mike Rounds, US Governors

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Gordon Howie, South Dakota candidate for U.S. Senate calls on preachers to break

On July 17, 2014 the Sioux Falls Argus Leader published a short article about Gordon Howie, running for Senator Tim Johnson's U.S. Senate seat against Mike Rounds , Rick Weiland and Larry Pressler .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, South Dakota, South Dakota Government, Mike Rounds, US Governors

National Mortgage News

Senate Passes TRIA Extension, as House Stands Divided

Eight Reasons the Housing Recovery's Been So Slow From tight credit conditions to empty nesters, here is a litany of problems weighing on the housing market, as summarized in the minutes of last month's Federal Reserve policy meeting.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer

National Mortgage News

Senate Passes TRIA Extension, as House Stands Divided

Eight Reasons the Housing Recovery's Been So Slow From tight credit conditions to empty nesters, here is a litany of problems weighing on the housing market, as summarized in the minutes of last month's Federal Reserve policy meeting.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer

KTIV-TV Sioux City

NEA grant to help Freeman, SD design arts-ag center

Sen. Tim Johnson says the National Endowment for the Arts is giving up to $150,000 to the city of Freeman to help the town design an arts and agricultural center.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Agriculture, Science, Mercy Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Sioux City, IA, Akron, IA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

NEA grant to help Freeman design arts-ag center

Sen. Tim Johnson says the National Endowment for the Arts is giving up to $150,000 to the city of Freeman to help the town design an arts and agricultural center.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Agriculture, Science

Rehab Management

Study Suggests Different Outcomes for Patients in Inpatient Rehab Hospitals Than in Skilled Nursing

Patients treated in inpatient rehabilitation hospitals facilities exhibited better long-term clinical outcomes than those treated in skilled nursing facilities following the implementation of the revised 60% Rule, according to a recent study released at a July 10th Congressional briefing hosted by Senators Tim Johnson , and Mark Kirk .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican, Medicare, Health

Tue Jul 15, 2014

NAFCU

Yellen: Community banker on Fed Board OK, but shouldn't be mandated

July 16, 2014 - Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen told lawmakers Tuesday that she would welcome a community banker to the Fed Board but said governors to the board should be selected based on current needs at the time of their appointment, not under mandate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mike Crapo, David Vitter

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Howie says secure border before immigration talk

Independent candidate for U.S. Senate Gordon Howie says the nation should not be talking about immigration reform until it secures its border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Mike Rounds, US Governors, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Jul 10, 2014

National Mortgage News

House Democrats Unveil Alternative GSE Bill

Eight Reasons the Housing Recovery's Been So Slow From tight credit conditions to empty nesters, here is a litany of problems weighing on the housing market, as summarized in the minutes of last month's Federal Reserve policy meeting.

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Related Topix: US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Representative John Carney, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Michael Crapo

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Siouxland lawmakers respond to immigration crisis

While all of Siouxland's senators and representatives agree that something needs to be done, not all agree on how it should be handled.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Nebraska

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