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PVFD Responds to Two Calls Over the Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department responded to two different calls over the weekend.  On Friday night, about ten p.m., firefighters were summoned to a home in the 500 block of South Pierce, where a passerby noted sparks coming from a residential chimney.  Firefighters found that there was no problem...
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House Panel to Discuss Development Incentives

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A House panel plans to discuss a wide-ranging plan aimed at luring large industrial projects to the state while also helping to bring smaller projects to South Dakota. The measure introduced last week would focus on providing tax breaks for large projects that the state otherwise might not attract. It...
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SD Bill Urges Prenatal Care for Illegal Immigrants

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota Senate committee is considering a bill that would provide prenatal care to pregnant women who are in the country illegally. The Health Committee heard testimony last week on the bill and plans to vote on it Monday. The bill previously was approved by the House. Supporters say...
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South Dakota Legislature: What to Know This Week

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers have a lot to tackle in Pierre this week as they head into the final week of the annual legislative session. Legislators are expected to vote on measures meant to spur economic development and allow schools to arm teachers. But first, the Joint Appropriations Committee will decide...
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