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Governor Rounds Makes U.S. Senate Announcement November 29, 2012

Ex-South Dakota Gov. Rounds Wins GOP Senate Vote

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds has won the Republican party nomination for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Tim Johnson. Rounds, widely considered the GOP front-runner from the start, easily won over four other candidates. The 59-year-old insurance agency executive topped state Sen. Larry Rhoden,...
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South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard Wins GOP Primary

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard breezed to a Republican primary victory in his bid for a second full term in office. He topped lesser-known challenger former state Rep. Lora Hubbel, of Sioux Falls. Daugaard took a low-key approach to his primary race, airing few television ads highlighting some of his...
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SD Independents Allowed to Cast Democratic Votes in Primary

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – This is the second statewide election in South Dakota in which registered independents have the option of voting in the Democratic primary. The rule came into play in the U.S. House contest and a few other races in 2012. Independent voters statewide are now offered either a nonpartisan ballot...
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Pierre Man Arrested for Assault and Reckless Driving

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was taken into custody yesterday for Assault and Reckless Driving charges. About 1:10 p.m. yesterday, Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were told that the driver of a vehicle traveling about 50 mph tried to swerve and run over a man who was working near...
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