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PFD Responds to Two Fires Sunday Evening

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department was called to a residence Sunday to the report that a fire was burning in an oven.  The Department’s Cory Hoffrogge says firefighters were alerted about 6:45 p.m. yesterday that a fire was burning in the appliance in one of the units at an apartment...
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Special Olympics SD State Basketball Tournament Coming to Pierre Soon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre will host the Special Olympics SD State Basketball Tournament-March 14 and 15. Communities throughout the state bid to host the State Games on three year cycles. Pierre will be location for the 2014-2016 tournaments. Chuck Quinn of Oahe Inc. is helping coordinate the tournament and says the upcoming...
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AG’s Consumer Protection Division Participating in NCPW Through March 8

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Attorney General Marty Jackley’s Consumer Protection Division is joining with other agencies and organizations in noting the 16th annual National Consumer Protection Week this week.  NCPW is a campaign to encourage consumers across the country to take advantage of their consumer rights and make better informed decisions.  Jackley says...
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Legislative Panel Endorses Broadening Domestic Abuse Law

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative committee has approved a measure that would expand the state’s domestic abuse laws to cover dating couples who don’t live together. Current law defines domestic abuse as harm or the fear of harm committed by family or household members against spouses, former spouses, some relatives, people...
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