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3 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Statins Can Help Keep Heart Problems At Bay

"Six months ago, I went to the doctor and I had a quarterly checkup and my A1C was up to 9.4 and he told me that's too high," Steve Becker said.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

South Dakotans Talk Possible Minimum Wage Increase

South Dakota voters will decide on a governor and a U.S. senator this November, as well as an increase to the minimum wage.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government

Norwalk Citizen News

5 things to know about South Dakota's election

Candidates for South Dakota's U.S. Senate and House seats and governor have met in at least one debate.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government, US News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Thune could play pivotal role in internet access

U.S. Sen. John Thune could play a pivotal role in shaping the future of internet access in America should he become the head of the powerful U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Tim Johnson, South Dakota Government

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Washington Times

SD--South Dakota News Digest, SD

Dave Kolpack is on the desk and may be reached at 332-3111. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 836-9477.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Kristi Noem, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Sioux Falls, SD, Pierre, SD, Entertainment, Drama, Little House on the Prairie, Television

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Labor Day Weekend Travel Increase

It's going to be a busy weekend on roads across the state. According to AAA, over 75,000 South Dakotans will be traveling this Labor Day weekend.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government

KUQL-FM Mitchell

Tornado Touches Down In Yankton County

The Daily Press & Dakotan reports that a funnel cloud that dropped out of a small storm cell touched down several times in the Mayfield area over the course of about half an hour Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Weather

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Immunization survey shows South Dakotans get shots

A national survey finds more South Dakota preschoolers are getting immunized for pertussis, polio, rotavirus and other vaccine-preventable diseases according to the recommended schedule.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government, Preschoolers, Family, Entertainment, Television, NOVA

Fox News

Fixture in SD politics looks to lock up Senate race - VIDEO: SD race features common opponent

There's no such thing as a sure thing in politics -- but for Republicans, South Dakota's open Senate seat is as close as it comes.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KSFY

Sioux Falls gun shop pushes safety on the range

It's a story that's likely been on your mind this week. A 9-year-old shot and killed her instructor at an Arizona gun range.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, Guns

KSFY

Madison finds creative solution to housing shortage

South Dakota's proud of it's relatively low unemployment rate. Even though there are plenty of jobs to go around, in some communities there aren't enough places to live.

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KSFY

Docks underwater in result of heavy rain

Rain continues in northeastern South Dakota, and this rain is causing Mina Lake to rise higher than it has been all summer.

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Related Topix: Weather, Edmunds County, SD

South Dakota Attorney General

Federal Court Dismisses Candidate for Public Utilities Commissioner Ballot Challenge

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the Federal District Court has ruled that Ryan Gaddy will not be placed on the November general election ballot as a candidate for Public Utilities Commissioner.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

Minnesota Lawyer

Across the Region: August 28

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is considering filing a lawsuit to recover $550,000 meant to go to a beef plant involved in an investment-for-green-card program.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government, US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, University of South Dakota, Nebraska Government, Nebraska

Char-Koosta News

DOI Secretary Sally Jewell makes historic visit to CSKT

Tribal Council Chairman Ron Trahan stands with Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and U.S. Senator Jon Tester in the tribal council chambers on August 20. Jewell says she is surprised and delighted that she is the first from the DOI to visit CSKT.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

South Dakota's Ringneck Rebound

There's great news for pheasant hunters and the businesses that support them in South Dakota.

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KSFY

Conservative Americans for Prosperity comes to South Dakota

The conservative nonprofit group Americans for Prosperity is launching a South Dakota chapter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, South Dakota Government

KSFY

Dem asks for another lawmaker to sit in for her

The Democratic candidate for South Dakota governor is asking that another member of her party sit in on a committee looking into reported misconduct with the EB-5 visa program in the Governor's Office of Economic Development.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD

South Dakota Attorney General

Haan Lawsuit Seeking Placement on Ballot for U.S. House of Representatives Dismissed

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that on Monday, August 25, 2014, Charles W. Haan filed a lawsuit against the Attorney General to certify Haan as a candidate for the United States House of Representatives or to compel the Attorney General to order Secretary of State Jason Gant to certify Haan as a candidate.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KSFY

South Dakota group plans protest to support legalizing medical marijuana

A Sioux Falls mother wants medical marijuana legalized to help treat her son who has epilepsy.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Sioux Falls, SD

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