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AAA Predicts Increase in Total Thanksgiving Travel

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) AAA South Dakota says that there will likely be a slight increase in the number of people who journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday. AAA projects 43.6 million Americans, including 145,400South Dakotanswill be leaving home to spend Thanksgiving elsewhere. South Dakota’s projected travel...
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SD Legislative Leaders Chosen for 2013 Session

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Rapid City Republican lawmaker David Lust has been re-elected majority leader in the South Dakota House. Lust’s re-election Saturday follows the earlier re-election of Wentworth Republican Russell Olson as Senate majority leader. Members of the minority Democrats also have re-elected leaders, for both chambers. Bernie Hunhoff of Yankton was...
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FBI IDs Remains Found on South Dakota Reservation

  FORT THOMPSON, S.D. (AP) – The FBI has identified remains found on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation in South Dakota as that of a 15-year-old girl. The FBI says the remains were discovered Oct. 19 and belong to Shauntae Hope Marks. Marks had been missing since May. The body was found in a...
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Judge in Beef Products Lawsuit Recuses Himself

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge overseeing a $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit filed by a South Dakota beef processing company against ABC News has recused himself from the case. Judge Lawrence L. Piersol recused himself from the case that is being heard in U.S. District Court for the District of South...
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