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SD Legislators Draft Potential Energy Protections

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers next year will consider a package of legislation aimed at helping prepare for a possible increase in energy production in the state. Mitchell Rep. Tona Rozum tells the Argus Leader that South Dakota needs to be better prepared than North Dakota was for its oil...
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Christmas Trees to Decorate State Capitol

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The hallways of the South Dakota Capitol will soon be filled with Christmas trees as part of the annual Christmas at the Capitol holiday display. More than 90 Christmas trees will be decorated Nov. 17-18 by members of schools, churches, communities and civic groups as part of the “Joyous...
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SD Smoking Ban Results in 20 Citations in 2 Years

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – State data show bar owners and pub patrons appear to be complying with an indoor smoking ban. The Argus Leader reports South Dakota’s voter-approved smoking ban started two years ago. Statewide, 16 citations have been issued to patrons for smoking where it’s banned, and four bars have been...
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McGovern Conference in SD Honoring Namesake

  MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – The late George McGovern is being honored at an annual conference that carries his name. The McGovern Conference on Monday at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell is beginning with a special tribute to McGovern, the former U.S. senator from South Dakota and three-time presidential candidate who died last month...
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