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Following Win in Primary Tuesday-Rounds Discusses General Election Campaign

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Now that South Dakota’s primary is complete, the candidate who won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate for South Dakota says a renewed effort begins in campaigning for November’s general election. Former Governor Mike Rounds defeated four other candidates in this week’s election. He now faces Democrat Rick Weiland...
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SD Ex-Police Chief Seeks New Trial in Murder Case

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A former South Dakota police chief convicted of killing his wife is asking a federal judge to overturn his conviction. The Argus Leader reports former Highmore Police Chief Kenneth Huber filed a motion in federal court in which he argues that his lawyers should’ve objected to the admission of...
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Fewer SD Inmates Max Out Sentences Before Release

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A new study says South Dakota releases fewer inmates without supervision than the national average. The report from the Pew Charitable Trust says the number of inmates nationwide who maxed out their sentences in prison and were released without supervision grew 119 percent between 1990 and 2012. The unsupervised...
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Obama to Indian Country in First Visit as President

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says he’ll visit a Native American reservation in North Dakota next week on his first trip to Indian Country as president. Obama says he and first lady Michelle Obama will visit the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in Cannonball. He says the reservation holds a special place in U.S....
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