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Field for South Dakota US Senate Seat Set

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Five Republicans, one Democrat and one independent have been approved to appear on the ballot for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Tim Johnson. Secretary of State Jason Gant approved the petitions for Sioux Falls physician Annette Bosworth today, a day after her campaign submitted 2,750 signatures...
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SD Governor Signs Bills for Stadium, Greenhouse

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed 25 bills into law including several measures for the state’s Board of Regents. One provision authorizes construction of a $65 million stadium at South Dakota State University. It will be paid for with private donations and the stadium’s revenue. Another gives $750,000 for...
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Revenue Growth Seen Slowing at Indian Casinos

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – An industry report says revenue growth at Indian casinos in the U.S was outpaced in 2012 by commercial casinos, racinos and tribal casinos’ past performance. Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report, released Wednesday, said the weak economy also slowed tribal gambling revenue. Still, a 2 percent rise, to $28.1 billion,...
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Dakotas Reservation Copes With School SUV Crash

MCLAUGHLIN, S.D. (AP) – A spokesman for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says the crash of a sport utility vehicle carrying five students and two teachers from the McLaughlin School District has been a shock to the reservation. D.J. Two Bears tells KXMB-TV that people throughout the reservation straddling the South Dakota-North Dakota border...
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