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22 hrs ago | KSFY

Former economic development head was to be charged

South Dakota's attorney general says he was ready to file charges and seek an indictment against the state's former economic development director days before the man committed suicide last fall.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

1st revenue estimate puts SD state budget in black

South Dakota lawmakers passed a law earlier this year requiring the Bureau of Finance and Management and Legislative Research Council to provide revenue estimates for each budget year by July 30. The agencies told lawmakers and the governor's office Monday that revenue is on track to exceed expenses through next June.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSFY

South Dakota wants more info on immigrant children

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the state is asking the federal government for more information on unaccompanied immigrant children placed in the state.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Insurers Owe $2,600 In Refunds In South Dakota

The federal government says insurers owe South Dakota customers about $2,600 in refunds because of a provision in the nation's health care law.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Freeman arts/earth center gets $150,000 grant

The southeast South Dakota town of Freeman has received a $150,000 federal grant for toward a proposed arts/earth center.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Boston.com

Mudslinging Carries Political Risk in South Carolina

There is a game politicians like to play with voters in this sparsely populated state.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Gordon Howie, South Dakota candidate for U.S. Senate calls on preachers to break

On July 17, 2014 the Sioux Falls Argus Leader published a short article about Gordon Howie, running for Senator Tim Johnson's U.S. Senate seat against Mike Rounds , Rick Weiland and Larry Pressler .

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Parole Board Denies Ramos' Request

Parole is denied for a second time for a man who pled guilty to killing his pregnant girlfriend 20 years ago.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

BrandonInfo.com

DENR accepting applications for water quality projects

The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources is accepting applications through Oct. 1 for projects eligible for federal Clean Water Act, Section 319 nonpoint source control grants.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Family Helping Man Seeking Parole

A man who has been in prison for more than two decades on a manslaughter conviction is getting help from his family as he hopes to be granted parole.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Mike Rounds, South Dakota

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

FEMA Denies SD Request For Individual Assistance

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has rejected South Dakota's request for individual assistance programs to help residents impacted by tornadoes and flooding in June.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, South Dakota, US Governors, Dennis Daugaard

Towleroad

Lawyer Wants Summary Judgment in Challenge to South Dakota Gay Marriage Ban: VIDEO

KSFY reports that late last Thursday night, Minneapolis-based Lawyer Joshua Newville filed a request with the state of South Dakota to resolve the state's gay marriage ban in a different way.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Pressler invites Obama to SD to talk health care

Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler is inviting President Barack Obama to South Dakota for a conference on the president's signature health care law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, South Dakota, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

South Dakota prison inmate fails in escape attempt

A South Dakota state prison inmate conned his way to a hospital where he made an unsuccessful attempt to escape Monday.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, Prison, State Prisons, Jameson Annex

Hispanic Business

Johnson Hosts College Affordability Roundtable Discussion

"College represents one of the surest paths to the middle class, but it has become increasingly difficult to afford," Johnson said.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Tim Johnson, South Dakota

Trucker

No protection from cameras, Iowa police chief warns South Dakotans

An Iowa police chief says South Dakota's drivers won't get a free ride despite a new South Dakota law designed to protect South Dakota drivers from being ticketed by automated traffic camera systems.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Power Line

Thoughts on Liberty on the Fifth of July

As we often do, we spent the 4th of July with our relatives in South Dakota. Independence Day is a good time to be in South Dakota, as the spirit of liberty shines a little brighter there than in some other precincts.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Europe, World News, Ukraine

Daily Kos

This week at progressive state blogs: TX's Abbott on bad chemicals, 'no permit, no pipeline' in SD

Just as states with progressive lawmakers and activists have themselves initiated innovative programs over a wide range of issues, state-based progressive blogs have helped provide us with a point of view, inside information and often an edgy voice that we just don't get from the traditional media.

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Related Topix: Blog News, South Dakota, US News, Liberal Political News

The Island Packet

Rounds lone candidate supporting EB-5 program

Democratic candidate Rick Weiland, however, takes issue with the program that encourages foreign investment in exchange for qualifications to secure permanent residency.

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

Fri Jul 04, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Tourism head says future park shutdowns unlikely

And South Dakota's Tourism secretary says it's unlikely the Shrine of Democracy will be off limits again if there's another government shutdown.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, US Governors, Dennis Daugaard

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