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SD Senate Passes Gambling Expansion on to Voters

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow Deadwood casinos to offer roulette, keno and craps. Senators on Wednesday voted 25-10 to support the measure. South Dakota voters will choose whether to authorize the change to the constitution in the November general election. Opponents of...
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SD Senate OKs Gun Limits on Some Mentally Ill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has passed a bill to add dangerously mentally ill people to a national registry and keep them from obtaining guns. The Senate voted 26-9 to support the measure. It passed the House on Feb. 20. Under the measure, people who are involuntarily committed as dangerous would...
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SD Senate Revives Bill Limiting Traffic Camera Use

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has brought back and passed a measure regulating red-light traffic cameras after it was killed in committee. Senators voted 26-9 to support the bill. The main sponsor of the bill Rep. Peggy Gibson says it was “revived and revised.” The Huron Democrat has been working on...
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SD House Endorses Broadening Domestic Abuse Laws

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has approved a measure that would expand the state’s domestic abuse laws to cover couples who are dating but don’t live together. Representatives voted 56-14 to pass the bill, which has already been approved by the Senate. The Senate now will decide whether to accept a...
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