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Pierre Police Department Says Black Labrador Owner Found-Pierre Bite Victim Won’t Need Rabies Shots

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The owner of a dog that bit a man last week has been located.  A Pierre man was bit by a black Labrador on Friday evening as he walked his dog in the LaBarge Park area.  The dog bit the man in the arm as he tried to prevent...
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Organizers Offer Details on Fort Pierre 4th of July Parade

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tomorrow brings what has become an Independence Day tradition for many central South Dakotans-taking in the Fourth of July parade in Fort Pierre.  Organizers say the parade continues to grow and drew an estimated 10,000 to watch it last year.  Darby Nutter of Fort Pierre says the SD...
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Horse Slaughter Opponents Sue USDA Over Permits

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – A coalition of animal protection groups is asking a federal court in northern California to block the revival of domestic horse slaughter at commercial processing plants. A lawsuit filed Monday by the Humane Society of the United States, four other groups and five individuals seeks an emergency injunction to overturn...
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SD Begins 3rd Round of Grants for Blender Pumps

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say they have started the third round of funding for grants that help gas stations buy pumps that let customers select different blends of gasoline and ethanol. State Economic Development Commissioner Pat Costello says $500,000 has been allocated for the current state fiscal year. Seventy-five retail gas...
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