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At least one reportedly dead in Las Vegas strip shooting
Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash
US confirms coalition airstrike in Mosul district; dozens of civilians believed killed
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
As attacks continue, Brexit could hamper European counterterrorism efforts
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
Class A boys sweep Class AA, B
Berrios proud to have played for Puerto Rico, even if it means starting season in minors
POWERS: Twins management right to evaluate team... but don't expect fans to wait for turnaround
Injury bug finally makes way to Twins camp
Canucks pound Wild with big second period
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
William "Bill" Mayer
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
LETTER: Truth be told
LETTER: Lying about talking to the Russians?
LETTERS: Other powers don't run 100 percent
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
March 8, 2017
U.S. senators ask government for evidence Obama wiretapped Trump
WASHINGTON -- Two senior senators asked the FBI and Justice Department on Wednesday, March 8, for any information they have on President Donald...
March 8, 2017 - 3:11pm
Senate Democrats threaten brief government shutdown
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats are threatening to force a brief government shutdown this weekend to pressure Republicans to support policies they say match promises President-elect Donald Trump made on the campaign trail to help coal country and boost American manufacturers. Government...
December 8, 2016 - 4:46pm
Harry Reid bids farewell to the Senate where he was both warrior and deal-maker
WASHINGTON - To understand Harry Reid -- his soft spoken nature mixed with a brusque demeanor, his early conservative views combined with his...
December 8, 2016 - 4:31pm
November 16, 2016
Schumer, McConnell elected top leaders in U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. senators elected Chuck Schumer as minority leader for the new Congress on Wednesday, and he tapped former...
November 16, 2016 - 11:08am
November 7, 2016
Democrats see FBI controversy hurting chances in U.S. Congress races
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some Democrats said on Monday they feared their chances of winning control of the U.S. House of Representatives may have...
November 7, 2016 - 5:47pm
September 28, 2016
Senate approves funding bill to avert government shutdown
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate approved a stop-gap funding bill to avert a looming federal government shutdown on Wednesday, after Republicans...
September 28, 2016 - 4:45pm
Congress overwhelmingly rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation allowing relatives...
September 28, 2016 - 12:42pm
Zika funding bill blocked in the Senate
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a $1.1 billion Zika virus funding package drafted by congressional Republicans, citing politically...
June 28, 2016 - 4:19pm
June 15, 2016
Dem senator frustrated by inaction on guns begins filibuster
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator on Wednesday launched a filibuster to force a vote on gun control legislation three days after 49...
June 15, 2016 - 1:06pm
June 8, 2016
After Tuesday's primaries, a major shift in Republican ranks underway in Senate
PIERRE—At least 16 of the state Senate's 35 seats will have new people in them for the 2017 legislative session. The chamber's Republican leadership could be in line for big changes, too. The relationship might be tested more often between many of the Republican senators and...
June 8, 2016 - 6:29pm
March 9, 2016
A solid Senate gives final OK to governor's school package
PIERRE—State senators voted 25-10 Wednesday for the third and final piece of Gov. Dennis Daugaard's plan to increase teacher pay and reform school finances in South Dakota. The legislation restructures the funding formula for school districts to base spending per teacher rather...
March 9, 2016 - 6:03pm
March 4, 2016
Senate panel stops a transgender fight
PIERRE—A state Senate panel rejected the latest attempt by some legislators to override the transgender participation policy for South Dakota high school athletics Thursday. The Senate Education Committee voted 5-2 to kill the legislation sponsored by Rep. Roger Hunt, R-Brandon,...
March 4, 2016 - 12:12pm
March 2, 2016
Senate authorizes upgrade for secretary of state's office
PIERRE—Secretary of State Shantel Krebs is halfway home in seeking to make her office more efficient. The state Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would authorize the purchase of an electronic filing system and also would raise more revenue from fees to pay for it. One...
March 2, 2016 - 5:34pm
February 25, 2016
Senate panel supports governor's tax increase, sends plan to Senate
PIERRE — The state Senate Appropriations Committee endorsed the governor's proposal to raise the state sales tax Thursday without any attempt by opponents to amend it. The panel's 7-2 vote sends the proposal to the full Senate for a vote possibly next week, but there still seemed...
February 25, 2016 - 5:42pm
February 23, 2016
McConnell says Senate won't confirm any Obama Supreme Court nominee
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will not confirm a Supreme Court nominee from President Barack Obama during his last year in office, Republican...
February 23, 2016 - 4:06pm