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SD Robo-Call Case Might Go a Different Direction

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An attorney for a South Dakota lawmaker who’s filed a civil lawsuit over a robo-call campaign criticizing Republican legislators says he might pursue the matter a different way. Dakota Dunes lawmaker Dan Lederman has sued in an effort to find out who paid for the calls, and to clarify...
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SD Regents CEO Turns Down Similar Job in Connecticut

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The head of South Dakota’s public university system says he has turned down a similar job in Connecticut. South Dakota Board of Regents CEO Jack Warner says he wants to stay in the state for numerous reasons, including strong university presidents and support from state policymakers. Warner was offered the...
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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Upfront Card Fees

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal lawsuit that aimed to stop a watchdog agency from enforcing credit card rules limiting upfront fees has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier on Tuesday dismissed the suit by First Premier Bank and Premier Bankcard against the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its director, Richard...
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USDA Says Winter Wheat Prices Down One Cent from Last Month

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The April preliminary winter wheat price in South Dakota is down a penny from last month but up more than a dollar from a year ago. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that the price of $7.30 per bushel is down 1 cent from last month but up $1.13...
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