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SD 1 of 2 States Without Gay Marriage Challenge

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota is now one of two states with a ban on same-sex marriage that hasn’t been challenged in court. Four gay couples announced Wednesday they are suing Montana over its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The lawsuit makes North Dakota and South Dakota the two remaining states in...
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Marty Jackley 2013 (Courtesy Attorney General's Office)

SD’s AG Urging eBay Customers to Change Passwords

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is urging customers of the e-commerce site eBay to review their accounts and change their passwords. Jackley’s statement came after eBay announced that a cyberattack compromised a database containing encrypted passwords. The company says there is no evidence of any unauthorized activity and no...
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SD Governor Eases Stance on Tax Increases

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard in the past has taken a firm stand against tax hikes. But now he says he won’t rule them out when considering future transportation funding. This summer the Legislature will study financing for the state’s roads and bridges. Daugaard’s sole veto in the 2014 session...
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Man Pleads Not Guilty in Fairgrounds Horse Case

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A man accused of releasing 37 horses at the Stanley County Fairgrounds has pleaded not guilty to all charges against him. Twenty-four-year-old Jordan Pourier, of Lower Brule, is charged with aggravated assault, destruction of property, burglary, trespassing and injury to animals. He faces up to 30 years in prison...
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