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AG Warns SD Business Owners of Credit Card Scam

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakota business owners of a telemarketing scam. Jackley says several lumber suppliers have been subject to this scam. It begins with a telephone call to the business for a direct retail purchase with a credit card, typically for a large quantity or number...
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Volunteer Precipitation Observers Needed Across SD

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – A national network of precipitation observers is recruiting volunteers to track events across South Dakota. Volunteers are expected to measure precipitation and report their findings to the group Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network. The group’s state coordinator is Dennis Todey with South Dakota State University. Interested volunteers will...
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New SD Law Will Hold All Dog Breeds Equal

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill banning dog breed-specific policies in cities and counties. These policies often target pit bulls. Best Friends Animal Society, a national animal welfare group, has applauded the final approval of the law. According to a statement from that group, South Dakota is...
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SD Legislature Passes $4.3 Billion State Budget

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has passed a state budget that gives extra state money to schools districts, the four technical schools and some health care facilities that serve low-income people. The Senate voted unanimously to pass the $4.3 billion spending plan. The House then approved it on a 59-10 vote...
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