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Republican Convention Opens in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Republican Party says it expects record attendance at its state convention that opened Thursday in Rapid City. More than 400 delegates are certified to vote and 150 guests are also attending. The party says GOP leaders taking part in the convention include U.S. Sen. John Thune,...
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NWS Says Wessington Springs Tornado Rated EF-2

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) – The National Weather Service says the tornado that destroyed homes and businesses and injured one person in Wessington Springs has been rated as an EF-2. Meteorologist Sally Johnson in Sioux Falls says the twister was on the ground for about 40 minutes Wednesday night and its winds peaked at...
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Pressler Files Brief Supporting Gay Marriage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler has filed a brief in federal court in support of couples that are seeking to repeal the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. Six South Dakota couples filed a federal lawsuit challenging South Dakota’s ban last month. The federal complaint filed in Sioux Falls challenges...
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NWS Says Stormy Weather Could Impact the State Again Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says storms that moved through the state yesterday brought a range of severe weather to central and eastern portions of South Dakota. Amy Parkin with the National Weather Service in Aberdeen says weather reports varied Wednesday-from heavy rains and some hail in the northern tier...
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