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SD Indian Case Against Social Services Can Proceed

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A lawsuit from two tribes accusing South Dakota of routinely violating the federal law governing foster care and adoptions for American Indian children can proceed as a class-action case. According to court documents, a Rapid City judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss the lawsuit and ruled that parts of...
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Wismer to Start Gubernatorial Campaign Following Session and Tax Season

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A South Dakota lawmaker who announced yesterday that she intends to run for the Governor’s Office says she plans to base her upcoming campaign on priorities. Representative Susan Wismer, a Britton Democrat held a press conference at the Capitol building Tuesday. She said the state needs a Governor who stands...
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Pierre Area Chamber’s Activities Roundup to be Held Thursday, February 6 at YMCA

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Oahe Family YMCA will be the location next week for an “Activities Roundup”, which will be sponsored by the Sports and Recreation Committee of the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce.  Lois Ries of the Pierre Convention and Visitors Bureau says activities represented will be for people of all...
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SD Voters Could Decide Adding Games in Casinos

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota House committee has approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow Deadwood casinos to add some games. The State Affairs Committee voted 10-1 for a measure that would put the proposal to a statewide vote on the November ballot. Deadwood casinos now offer slot machines, poker and...
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