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Feds Plan Announcement on Protections for Imperiled Bird

DENVER (AP) – U.S. officials plan to make a major announcement Tuesday on efforts to protect an imperiled bird that could have implications for the energy and ranching industries. The Interior Department says governors of Colorado, Montana, Nevada and Wyoming are among those who plan to join Secretary Sally Jewell and other federal officials...
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Bosworth Appeals Board’s Revocation of Her Medical License

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former Republican U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth says she’s appealing a state board’s decision to revoke her medical license after her May felony conviction for election law violations. Bosworth said she filed her appeal in circuit court Monday. Bosworth also asked that she be able to have her license while...
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Authorities: 6 Found Dead After House Fire Were Fatally Shot

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say the six members of a South Dakota family found dead in the ruins of their burned home were fatally shot, with one death believed to be a suicide. The office of South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley said in a statement Monday night that preliminary autopsy results show...
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State Education Department Releasing 2015 Report Card

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota education officials plan to release the state’s 2015 Report Card on Tuesday. The report will show how schools and school districts in the state performed on the new Smarter Balance tests in English language arts and math. The tests given to students in grades 3-8 and 11...
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