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SD Lawmakers Reject Bill Limiting Payday Lending

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has rejected a measure that sought to put additional restrictions on short-term loans. The House Commerce and Energy Committee voted 11-2 to defeat the bill after opponents said it was excessive. Rep. Steve Hickey of Sioux Falls says he negotiated provisions of the bill with...
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FBI Confirms Activist Was Killed in SD in 1973

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The FBI says a black civil rights activist was killed during the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee, and it suspects militant members of the American Indian Movement are responsible. Documents recently released by the FBI to a Buffalo, N.Y., lawyer shed new light on the 40-year-old case of Ray...
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Mobridge City Council Met February 18, 2014

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News)  The City Council of Mobridge, S.D. met February 18th at 5:30 p.m. at city hall. Council approved the minutes from the February 3rd meeting. They moved to unfinished business and approved the second reading of ordinance no. 931, 3 B funding.  It was discussed that the committee would be...
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SD Senate Panel Passes Texting Ban with $100 Fine

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Senate committee has passed a bill that would ban texting while driving. The Senate Transportation Committee voted 5-1 to support the measure. The bill’s main sponsor introduced an amendment during Wednesday’s hearing to make the bill more like a similar measure coming out of the House. The...
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