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No Powerball Winner? Officials Watch $320M Jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – No Powerball winner? It just means a bigger jackpot for the rest of us. Lottery officials say no ticket matched all the numbers in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing, meaning the current $320 million jackpot could swell before the next drawing on Saturday. Iowa Lottery spokeswoman Mary Neubauer says the...
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Red Meat Production Down 20 Percent From January

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – February commercial red meat production in South Dakota was down 20 percent from January. The South Dakota office of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says the total of 80.3 million pounds for the month is down 1 percent from a year ago. February pork production was down in February,...
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Tribal President: Children Suffer From Removal

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The president of a South Dakota tribe suing the state’s Department of Social Services says Native American children suffer trauma and depression when they are wrongly removed from their homes. Oglala Sioux President Bryan Brewer says the state has for years removed Indian and non-Indian children from their family...
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SD Elderly and Disabled Face Tax Relief Deadline

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say low-income elderly and disabled homeowners have until April 1 to apply for a property tax break. Under the program, a home’s assessed value for property tax purposes is prevented from increasing. If the actual value of the home increases, the homeowner still pays property taxes based...
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