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Daugaard Asks Drivers to be Safe During Holidays

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking travelers to be patient on state highways as the busy Christmas and New Year’s holiday seasons approach. Daugaard is asking travelers to allow more time for the heavier traffic and for winter travel conditions. He also is asking travelers to designate sober drivers for...
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Pierre PD Offers More Information on Tuesday Shooting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Here is a statement from the Pierre Police Department on the shooting incident that occurred in Pierre Tuesday: On December 18, 2012 at 5:28 PM officers from the Pierre Police Department responded to a call of a gun shot in the 400 block of North Buchanan Avenue. When officers...
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SD Teen Dies in Shooting After Paintball Argument-Another Teen Arrested

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say two 16-year-old boys argued over a past paintball incident before one fatally shot his friend in the chest with a semi-automatic shotgun. Dalton Williams of Pierre was found lying in the entryway of the accused shooter’s house about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday with a gunshot wound to the...
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Federal incentives for Wind Set to Expire Soon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Wind energy advocates and South Dakota congressional members are worried that key federal incentives for wind power could expire in less than two weeks as negotiations over the fiscal cliff dominate lawmakers’ efforts. The Production Tax Credit provides a 2.2-cent tax break for every kilowatt-hour of electricity produced from...
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