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Physics Panel to Feds: Beam Some Neutrinos From Ill. to SD

WASHINGTON (AP) – A committee of physicists says the U.S. should build a billion-dollar project to beam ghostlike subatomic particles 800 miles underground from Chicago to South Dakota. That would help scientists understand these particles, called neutrinos, which zip right through us and pose a major puzzle for researchers. Steven Ritz of the University...
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SD Supreme Court Allows ‘Pink Slime’ Suit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Supreme Court is allowing a $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit to proceed against television network ABC over its coverage of a meat product that critics derided as “pink slime.” The decision on Thursday allows the plaintiffs to potentially depose news anchor Diane Sawyer, two of the networks...
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6 South Dakota Couples File Gay Marriage Lawsuit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Six South Dakota couples have filed a federal lawsuit challenging South Dakota’s ban on same-sex marriage, leaving only North Dakota without such an action. The federal complaint filed Thursday in Sioux Falls challenges a law and voter-approved constitutional amendment. Attorney General Marty Jackley has said he’s obligated by law...
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Post 8 Seeking Volunteers to Help with Flag Placement Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Members of the American Legion Pierre Post 8 will be placing flags at the Riverside Cemetery this weekend prior to the Memorial Day holiday. Those interested in helping the Legion with the effort can assist the group Saturday morning, May 24 starting at 9:00 a.m. Anyone with questions can...
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