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SD Bill Urges Prenatal Care for Illegal Immigrants

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota Senate committee is considering a bill that would provide prenatal care to pregnant women who are in the country illegally. The Health Committee heard testimony last week on the bill and plans to vote on it Monday. The bill previously was approved by the House. Supporters say...
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South Dakota Legislature: What to Know This Week

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers have a lot to tackle in Pierre this week as they head into the final week of the annual legislative session. Legislators are expected to vote on measures meant to spur economic development and allow schools to arm teachers. But first, the Joint Appropriations Committee will decide...
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G F & P Taking Added Steps to Cut Goose Numbers

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Registration continues for one more week for those who would be interested in helping manage the numbers of Canada geese in South Dakota.  The population of the geese in the state is higher than management goals.  G F & P Wildlife Division Director Tony Leif says the optimum population...
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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Assault

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte man was sentenced this week in federal court for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.  26-year-old Mahlon Jeffries was convicted of the Assault charge and appeared for sentencing Monday before U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange.  Jeffries was given a 48 month prison sentence, followed by two...
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