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SD Governor Signs Bill Allowing Teachers to be Armed

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill allowing the state’s school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns. Supporters say the so-called sentinels could help prevent tragedies such as the Connecticut school shooting in December. Representatives of school boards, school administrators and teachers opposed the bill,...
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“Our South Dakota” Exhibit at Cultural Heritage Center to Close on Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Museum officials at the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center are reminding residents that their award winning exhibit “Our South Dakota: Big Land/Big Ideas/Big Heart” will be closing this weekend.  Jay Smith, director of the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society, says they are always sorry to see...
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Set Clocks Ahead This Weekend…and Check or Change Smoke Alarm Batteries!

UNDATED – (DRG News) This weekend brings the start of Daylight Savings Time, which means a change to clocks tomorrow night.  Clocks are to be moved ahead one hour for the weekend time change.  With the annual spring ritual, comes a safety note from area firefighters to check or change the batteries in your...
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Governor Daugaard on July 18, 2012 (KGFX Photo)

SD Governor Approves Longer Abortion Wait in Some Cases

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill extending in some cases what is already the nation’s longest waiting period for a woman to receive an abortion. Daugaard announced that he signed the legislation on Friday. Women seeking abortions in South Dakota currently must wait three days after seeing...
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