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SD Lawmakers Like Governor’s Criminal Reform Plan

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota legislative leaders are joining with Gov. Dennis Daugaard to propose changes in the state’s criminal justice system. Daugaard in his State of the State speech Tuesday outlined proposals to cut prison costs by treating more criminal offenders outside prison walls. He says public safety also will be improved...
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SD Governor Proposes Changes in Justice System

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has asked the South Dakota Legislature to make sweeping changes in the state’s criminal justice system to help cut prison costs. Daugaard focused on the proposal in his State of the State address to open South Dakota’s 2013 legislative session. The proposal would change state laws to...
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Monday’s South Dakota Perspective to Feature NWS Official and Senator John Thune

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday brings the January broadcast of the monthly Dakota News Network program “South Dakota Perspective”.  Join co-hosts Mark Swartzell and Jeri Thomas for the hour long program.  This month’s guests will be Dave Hintz, Warning Coordinator Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Aberdeen.  That segment will be followed...
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SD Supreme Court Searching for Pictures of Capitol Building Law Library

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The discovery of remnants of a stenciled pattern and faded paint colors in a previously covered area of the SD Supreme Court’s Law Library has resulted in an appeal to the public for old pictures that show that portion of the Capitol Building. A back panel on an old...
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