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Report: SD Indian Casino Revenue Up 14% in 2012

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A new report says South Dakota’s 13 Native American-owned casinos had among the fastest revenue growth nationwide in 2012.        Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report says revenue at Indian gambling facilities operated by nine tribes in the state rose about 14 percent that year, to $124 million.   Larry...
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Study’s Low Marks on Youth Well-Being Stir States

UNDATED (AP) – A new report on child well-being, by state and race, has turned an unflattering spotlight on some places not used to being at the bottom of such lists. Wisconsin had a worst-in-the-nation ranking for its black children; South Dakota had abysmal results for its American Indian youth. The report, released Tuesday...
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Meetings Planned to Help Ranchers Apply for Help

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Four meetings are planned for western South Dakota to give ranch families the chance to meet with Farm Service Agency officials regarding the Livestock Disaster Program. Several agencies are hosting the community gatherings and free meal on April 14 and 15 in Eagle Butte, Union Center, Hermosa and Interior....
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Failed Beef Plant Purchased by California Company

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A San Francisco company has finalized purchase of the failed Northern Beef Packers plant in Aberdeen. White Oak Global Advisors bought Northern Beef and its assets on Tuesday. A bankruptcy judge earlier declared that the deal had to be finalized by April 4. Northern Beef filed for bankruptcy because it...
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