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How Automatic Budget Cuts Could Affect South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS - The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office. The numbers reflect the impact of the cuts this year. Unless Congress acts by Friday, $85 billion in cuts are set to take effect from March-September.

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Facebook Takes Advantage Multi-million Dollar Tax Breaks

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Facebook has released its tax information and despite the fact that it made over a billion dollars in profits last year, the company won’t be paying any taxes, but will instead be collecting a $429 million refund.

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Glanbia Nutritionals

Company Building Cereal Ingredient Plant in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS - A global company with a division specializing in protein and flaxseed is breaking ground Monday on a 40,000-square-foot cereal ingredient processing facility in Sioux Falls

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Sioux Falls Leaders Ponder $1.7 Million Surplus

SIOUX FALLS - City officials in Sioux Falls are debating what to do with an estimated $1.7 million surplus in the city's capital budget.

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Gas Prices on the Rise in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS - If you’re headed to the gas station you’ll be feeling it a little more in your wallet. Gas prices in Sioux Falls have jumped 20 cents a gallon in the past week.

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Great Plains Cities Seize New Wave of Prosperity

SIOUX FALLS - Sioux Falls, S.D., Mayor Mike Huether points to voters' approval of a $115 million events center as proof that residents are comfortable the city's "fiscal house" is in good shape.

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US Gains 157K Jobs; Jobless Rate Rises to 7.9 Pct.

WASHINGTON - U.S. employers added 157,000 jobs in January, and hiring was much stronger at the end of 2012 than previously thought, providing reassurance that the job market held steady even as economic growth stalled.

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Economic Jitters Compete with President Barack Obama Agenda

WASHINGTON - Just as President Barack Obama is pushing new initiatives on gun control and immigration, the gloomy old problem of a sluggish economy is elbowing its way back into prominence.

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Congress OKs Cliff Deal, Signaling Future Fights

Congress' approval of a compromise averting a prolonged tumble off the fiscal cliff hands a victorious President Barack Obama most of the tax boosts on the rich that he campaigned on.

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Despite Rough Economy, South Dakota Exports Strong in 2012

Despite a sluggish national economy, manufacturing exports out of South Dakota have been solid in 2012.

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