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SD House Approved Extension of Weapons Permits

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would make the state’s concealed weapons permits valid for an extra year. The House voted unanimously to make the permits valid for five years, up from the current four years. The Senate approved the bill earlier, so it will...
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Senate Refuses to Reconsider Points for Speeding

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Senate has refused to reconsider a measure that would have given South Dakota the option to suspend the licenses of drivers who repeatedly speed. The Senate Transportation Committee killed the bill last Wednesday, but Republican Sen. Craig Tieszen on Monday tried to force the bill to the...
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SD Fight Commission Bill Headed to Governor

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A bill creating a state athletic commission to regulate boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts will be sent to South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard. The state Senate passed a House-amended version of the bill by a 27-5 margin on Monday. Supporters say a commission is needed to oversee the sports...
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Deal Could Give Prenatal Care to 300 More SD Women

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — An agreement between South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard and state lawmakers could provide prenatal care to more than 300 additional pregnant women a year. At the suggestion of Deb Bowman, a senior adviser to the governor, the Senate Health Committee rejected a bill that would provide prenatal care to pregnant...
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