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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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Pierre Mayor to Run Unopposed in Bid for 3rd Term

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The mayor of South Dakota’s capital city will face no opposition in her bid for a third term. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill was the only person to file petitions to run for the office by the Tuesday evening deadline. The election is June 3. It will be the second time...
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