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Bill Would Set Runoff 10 Weeks After Primary

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative committee has endorsed a measure that would extend the time between primary elections and runoff elections. Deputy Secretary of State Patricia Miller says the change is needed to comply with a federal law requiring that ballots be sent to military and overseas voters at least 45...
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Governor and Other Officials Attend DC Meeting on Proposed VA Changes in SD

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Supporters of keeping Veterans Affairs medical facilities open in Hot Springs have made their case directly to the agency’s head. The state’s congressional delegation, Gov. Dennis Daugaard and representatives of the “Save the VA” group on Monday met with VA Secretary Eric Shinseki in Washington, D.C. Save the VA...
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Snow Causing Slippery Roads in Some Places-Weather Related Accident Leaves Power Out for B & G Club and Other Places

PIERRE, S.D. Today’s wintry weather in parts of the state has resulted in some accidents and schedule changes.  In Pierre, Captain Elton Blemaster of the Pierre Police Department says there have been at least four accidents since one this afternoon.  One of the accidents involved a vehicle hitting a transformer near Sioux Avenue and...
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Controlled Burn Today at Farm Island

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A controlled burn is underway today at Farm Island.  Area residents should note that if they see smoke at Farm Island-it is part of a pre-planned burn off.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says there have been several calls to dispatchers at the police department about the controlled burn. ...
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