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Snow Route Declaration Lifted in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) (From the City of Pierre) The City of Pierre has lifted a Snow Route Declaration put in place yesterday. Citizens may resume parking on designated Snow Routes.  The city declared an “Emergency Snow Routes – Snow Alert” yesterday and started removing snow from snow routes after midnight. Residents were...
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SD House Rejects Alternative for Insuring Poor

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has rejected a plan to use state money to buy insurance for the working poor. The measure failed on a vote of 24-45 after opponents said it would cost the state more than expanding the Medicaid program. Gov. Dennis Daugaard has asked federal officials to let...
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SD House Shift Funds for $41 Million Veterans Home

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has unanimously approved a bill that would use a windfall in state revenue to pay the state’s share of constructing a new state Veterans Home in Hot Springs. The measure next goes to the Senate. The $41 million project is being financed with $23.6 million in...
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SD Lawmakers Look at Waterfowl License Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state legislative panel is looking at a bill that would allow former South Dakota residents to get special waterfowl hunting licenses if they are sponsored by relatives who still live in the state. The measure would provide special hunting licenses for nonresidents who were born in South Dakota or...
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