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Man Enters Guilty Plea to Third Degree Rape and Aggravated Incest

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man entered a guilty plea yesterday to two counts as part of a plea agreement.  25-year-old Adam Arterberry was originally charged with Rape First Degree of a Victim Less Than 13 for an incident that occurred in March of last year.  In court Tuesday, Arterberry entered a guilty...
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SD Eligibility Change for Prenatal Care in Trouble

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A plan to provide government-funded prenatal care to more pregnant women appears headed for defeat in the South Dakota Legislature. Prenatal care is now provided to women earning up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level. The Senate had passed a bill that would have relaxed the eligibility in...
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Driver in South Dakota Ambulance Crash Cited

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota ambulance driver has been cited for careless driving after authorities say he fell asleep at the wheel and caused a crash that injured an emergency medical technician on board. Thirty-two-year-old Joseph Meligan was cited after the crash about 4:45 a.m. Tuesday on Interstate 90 between Eagle...
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SD Senate Approves Boost in Expenses for Lawmakers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Senate has approved an increase in the daily allowance state lawmakers get to cover the cost of lodging, meals and other expenses during the annual legislative sessions. Senators voted 18-15 to pass a bill increasing the current expense payment of $110 a day to $123 a day....
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