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Researcher: Tribes Vary Greatly on Medical Studies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Native American public health investigator says tribes are interested in taking part in medical research studies but vary greatly on what is considered culturally acceptable. Linda Burhansstipanov with the Native American Cancer Research Corp. spoke Wednesday at a summit hosted by the Collaborative Research Center for American Indian...
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BPI Gets ‘Pink Slime’ Lawsuit Back to State Court

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge has moved a South Dakota beef processing company’s lawsuit against ABC News for defamation back to state court. Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News Inc. for defamation over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub “pink slime.” The company is seeking $1.2 billion in...
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Third of Four Services to Honor Means is Thursday

WIND CAVE, S.D. (AP) – The third of four ceremonies to honor the life of former American Indian Movement activist Russell Means will be Thursday in the Black Hills. Means will be honored at 12 p.m. at Wind Cave. Means died in October at his home on the Pine Ridge reservation after battling cancer....
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Storms Cause Damage in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Storms packing strong winds caused damage in parts of South Dakota, but no injuries were immediately reported. Jim and Judy Holzwarth say a cabin on their property overlooking the Missouri River north of Pierre was destroyed by wind early Wednesday. No one was inside at the time. The National Weather...
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