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Courthouse Postcard Display in Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson is a man who loves antiques. So he went right to work when the state judicial system was given a collection of postcards featuring courthouses from across the state. He shared copies and framed the originals for preservation and display. The cards...
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State, Contractor at Odds Over Digital Upgrade

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – State officials and a contractor hired six years ago to work on a new computerized Medicaid management system continue to be at odds over how to resolve differences on the project. The state signed a $62 million contract in 2008 with Client Network Service Inc. to develop a digital...
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Conservationists Claim Victory on New Farm Bill

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Wildlife and environmental groups are claiming victory when it comes to conservation under the new farm bill. Two of their top priorities made it into the law, which set federal farm policy for the next five years. One is “conservation compliance,” which means farmers will have to use good conservation practices...
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SD Nonfarm Industries Show Slight Growth in 2013

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The number of South Dakotans in nonfarm industries has grown very slightly since 2012. The Department of Labor and Regulation figures show that the number of wage and salaried workers in 2013 rose 1.4 percent in the state. Nationally the rate has gone up 1.7 percent. The South Dakota figures...
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