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OPINION: If only Amazon.com ran public schools

July 31, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Many studies have found that the best predictor of future economic status is the wealth of the parents, not educational achievement. If so, we must make education No. 1 again.
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THUNE: Market-based interest rates best student loan solution

July 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Senate was able to reach a bipartisan agreement that will provide a sustainable, market-based solution that ensures access and affordability for all students.
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DAUGAARD: Top business rating shows efforts paying off

July 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

I am focused on making South Dakota a great place for businesses to grow and expand.
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DUFFETT: Why student loans matter

July 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Historically, student financial aid has not been a partisan or political issue.
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NOEM: Farm bill moves forward

July 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

This process hasn’t been easy, but getting a five-year Farm Bill passed and signed into law has been a top priority for me since I came to Congress.
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THUNE: Favorable tax structure makes South Dakota a great place to do business

July 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

For business owners across South Dakota who have wisely chosen to do commerce within our borders, news that CNBC had ranked South Dakota the number one state in the country to do business was not surprising.
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OPINION: City benefits from Camp Arroya lease

July 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Camp Arroya, or as some refer to it, the Girl Scout Camp, is a nature sanctuary gracing the northwest shore of Lake Mitchell.
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OPINION: I would ‘dislike’ the Supreme Court’s decision

July 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic

I was appalled when I heard the decision of the Supreme Court, but even more when I read the article in The Daily Republic.
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JOHNSON: Fighting for US veterans

July 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

In return for their service, veterans should expect their government to be able to efficiently process their earned benefits claims when they return home. Continue Reading

OPINION: How Bride’s Magazine created today’s wedding arms race

July 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic

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