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Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club Observing MLK Day Today with Flag Postings

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club is displaying U.S. and South Dakota flags across the Missouri River Bridge today in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Exchange Club has posted flags across the bridge since 2006 for various holidays and other special occasions. Don’s Sinclair is sponsoring the...
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SD Man Leads Organization Opposed to Death Penalty

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man is leading a group in favor of a proposal to repeal the state’s death penalty law. Denny Davis is a Catholic deacon from Burbank who is the director of South Dakotans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty. Republican Rep. Steve Hickey plans to introduce the...
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GOP Leaders Open to Partial Medicaid Expansion

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Republican leaders in the South Dakota Legislature say they hope federal officials will grant the state a waiver allowing expansion of the Medicaid program to provide medical services only to those people most in need. Senate Republican Leader Tim Rave, of Baltic, says he doubts the Legislature would expand Medicaid...
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South Dakota Sees Most Syphilis Cases in 44 Years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Department of Health officials say the number of syphilis cases reported last year was the most in 44 years. An annual summary of infectious diseases in the state shows that 48 syphilis cases were reported in 2013. The most reports of the sexually transmitted disease were in...
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