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No Damage Reported from Minor Earthquake in SD

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says there have been no damage reports from a minor earthquake in the Chamberlain area. The Daily Republic reports that the Friday afternoon quake measured 2.9 on the Richter scale. Police Chief Joe Hutmacher says city officials received no calls from the public. It was the...
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SD Senate Panel Approves Bill to Open Police Logs

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Senate committee has approved a measure that would require police logs to be open to the public. State law currently allows law enforcement agencies the discretion to release information about calls for service to the public. The Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to require those law enforcement agencies...
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NBC’s Tom Brokaw Diagnosed with Cancer

LOS ANGELES (AP) – NBC News says veteran newsman Tom Brokaw has cancer. The network says Brokaw was diagnosed in August with multiple myeloma, a cancer affecting blood cells in the bone marrow. Doctors are optimistic about his treatment. In a statement released by NBC, Brokaw says he remains the luckiest guy he knows,...
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SD Bill Would Ban Abortions for Gender Selection

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel is considering a measure that would ban any abortion being sought because the fetus is not the gender wanted by a pregnant woman. The measure would make it a felony for a doctor to perform an abortion being sought by a woman because of the...
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