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Thune Joins Other Republicans at White House Dinner Wednesday

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama has hosted U.S. Senator John Thune and other Republicans at the White House, with the budget, guns and immigration up for dinner table debate. Their dinner came hours after Obama unveiled a $3.8 trillion budget proposal yesterday. His aides said other issues were up for discussion, including the...
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SD Tribe Works to Reach Stranded Residents

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – Road and emergency crews on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are working to reach isolated tribal members in the wake of the spring storm hammering South Dakota. Tribal official Toni Red Cloud tells the Rapid City Journal┬áthat the priority is on people with pressing medical needs, such as dialysis...
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Secretary of State Says Weather Postpones SD School and City Elections

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says at least 30 city and school district elections were postponed by this week’s spring storm that hit much of the state with snow and freezing rain. The local elections were to be held Tuesday, but they have been postponed a week until...
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Officials Cancel SD Meeting on Missouri River

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers canceled a South Dakota meeting today on the agency’s plans for managing the Missouri River reservoirs this spring. The meeting was set to be held in Pierre on Wednesday, but it was canceled because of the spring snowstorm that hit the area. Jody Farhat,...
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