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Monday’s South Dakota Perspective to Feature State Fire Marshal and Secretary of State

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday brings the March broadcast of South Dakota Perspective to affiliate stations of the Dakota News Network. Our guests this month include South Dakota’s Fire Marshal Paul Merriman from 2:05 to 2:30 p.m. and joining us via phone from 2:30 to 3:00 p.m. will be South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant. If...
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PFD Members to Decide Whether to Retain 2nd Assistant Chief Position Within Officer Ranks

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Members of the Pierre Fire Department will consider tomorrow whether or not to retain the position of Second Assistant Chief within its officer listings.  Fire Chief Ian Paul took over the lead job in the department about a month ago, following the retirement late last year of former Chief...
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New Executive Director Leading Capital Area United Way

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Capital Area United Way is now under the leadership of a new Executive Director.  In January, Christina Oey was named to take over the position, formerly held by Gloria Hanson.  Hanson’s last day with the United Way was last Friday.  Oey says the United Way is such a...
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SD Sex-Selective Abortion Ban Bill Moves to Senate

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota panel has adjusted and passed a measure to ban sex-selective abortions. The Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted 5-2 to advance the measure. The bill passed the House two weeks ago. The bill would make abortions based on the fetus’ gender illegal. Physicians who perform such...
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