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SD Task Force Finishes Medicaid Expansion Study

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state task force says expanding South Dakota’s Medicaid program would improve health care for thousands of low-income people, but it also could put a strain on medical providers and increase state spending. The task force did not recommend whether Medicaid should be expanded. But at a meeting in Pierre...
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Godless SD Billboards Reach Out to Non-Theistic

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A national effort to reach out to atheists and agnostics is showing up on some South Dakota billboards. The South Dakota Coalition of Reason says it’s a group of seven non-theistic groups that used funding from its national organization and an anonymous donor to put up the billboards. They’re...
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Four Crew Names Released from B-1B Bomber Crash

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. (AP) – The Air Force has released the names of the four South Dakota crew members who safely ejected from a B-1B bomber that crashed in Montana. Maj. Frank Biancardi II and Capt. Curtis Michael were the instructor pilots on board. Capt. Chad Nishizuka and Capt. Brandon Packard were...
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SD Task Force Meets on Medicaid Expansion Study

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state task force studying the possibility of expanding South Dakota’s Medicaid program is hammering out the details of a report for Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the Legislature. The task force won’t recommend whether Medicaid should be expanded, but instead will identify the advantages and disadvantages of doing so. The...
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