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The acreage that Kim Byung-rok bought on a quiet mountain in South Korea a few years ago was meant for farming and fresh air. But after the pandemic hit, he offered a big chunk of it to the local government, figuring it could be put to good use helping others.

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When government forces businesses to close (even if it is for a pandemic), it’s a “taking” in the legal sense.  And we can think about $3 trillion in federal bailout spending as “just compensation” to businesses and employees for that taking.  Basically, we have decided to borrow from future generations in an attempt to stop a virus and save the economy.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Some highlights of a $2.2 trillion package to help businesses, workers and a health care system staggered by the coronavirus pandemic. The bipartisan compromise was approved by the Senate Wednesday night, and House leaders predict final congressional approval Friday.

PIERRE | Gov. Kristi Noem has notified the Trump administration that South Dakota will continue to accept refugees who are resettled in the Un…

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The pricing data used in this analysis is from the National Center for Educational Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (NCES-IPEDS). The average net price is for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates paying the in-state tuition rate who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution. For each institution, the average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state or local government, or institutional grant and scholarship aid from the total published price of attendance. Apart from net price, the other pricing statistics shown reflect what is published by the universities.

Maybe Thune, Rounds and Johnson should tell us again what a great job they’re doing for agriculture 'cause it’s pretty hard to see.

CHICAGO - It turns out there's much more to Valerie Jarrett's story than being an Obama insider. Here are a few insights from her new book, "Finding My Voice." The Robert Taylor Homes were named for Jarrett's grandfather - and she played a role in the decision to demolish them. Jarrett is the granddaughter of Robert Rochon Taylor, the first African-American chair of the Chicago Housing ...

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PIERRE | State lawmakers blocked attempts Thursday to cut the guts from South Dakota’s law that makes local governments and school boards publ…

Both in my office and when I travel our state, Nebraskans often describe how federal regulations act as obstacles to their success. That’s why…

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