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Nebraska Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft from Tribal Casino

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Nebraska woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling from a Native American casino. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson announced Thursday that 36-year-old Michelle Carrier of Valentine, Neb., pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud and theft. Prosecutors say Carrier, who is also known as Michelle Witt-Moore, embezzled money while the...
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SD Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man has pleaded guilty to killing another person while driving drunk. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson announced Thursday that 23-year-old Dino Kane, of St. Francis, pleaded guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter. Prosecutors say Kane had a blood alcohol concentration more than three times the legal...
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Distance Courses Grow in SD Public Universities

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Regents reports that more than 20,000 students in the state’s public university system took at least one course last year through the Internet, two-way television or some other distance delivery method. The number of students taking so-called distance education courses last year rose 13 percent...
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SD Woman Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota woman has pleaded guilty to killing her boyfriend in a vehicle crash that authorities say happened when she fled from a police officer making a traffic stop. Twenty-year-old Leigha Koster, of Fort Thompson, has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in federal court. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says...
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