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6 SD Doctors Got $1M Medicare Payments in 2012

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Recently released federal data show that six doctors in South Dakota each received more than $1 million in payments from Medicare in 2012. The physician data was released earlier this month by the Obama administration, as part of a move to open the books on health care financing. The...
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Nominations Wanted to Transportation Hall of Honor

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Transportation is seeking nominations for inductees to the state’s Transportation Hall of Honor. Darin Bergquist is the department secretary and chairman of the committee overseeing the inductions. He says the committee is looking for people who have made a lasting impact to the state’s...
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Livestock Disaster Aid Signup Begins Tuesday

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Ranchers in the Dakotas who lost cattle and other livestock during an early October blizzard can start signing up for federal disaster aid this week. Signup begins Tuesday for the Livestock Indemnity Program, which could cover as much as two-thirds of a rancher’s loss. The snow storm that hit...
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Rick Weiland (Courtesy www.rickweiland.com)

Weiland Seeks to Lessen Big Money’s Influence

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – As five Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls prepare for battle in a June primary, Democrat Rick Weiland has been busy racking up the miles. The sole Democrat running for the seat being vacated by Sen. Tim Johnson has been traveling to hundreds of small towns across South Dakota telling people...
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