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Students Present Research at State Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Thirteen undergraduate students from South Dakota colleges and universities will bring their research work to the state Capitol on Thursday and present their projects to residents and state lawmakers. The 2014 Student Research Poster Session runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the rotunda. Board of Regents executive director...
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SD Bill Would Penalize Hosts of Underage Drinking

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota House committee has endorsed a bill that would penalize people who knowingly allow underage drinking on property they control. State law already makes it illegal to provide alcohol to anyone younger than 21. But Sen. Larry Lucas of Mission says a loophole in the law provides no...
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SD Senate Passes Waterfowl Hunting License Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has passed a measure aimed at ending years of argument over nonresident waterfowl hunting. Senators voted 33-2 to approve a bill that would return more control over those licenses to the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission, which regulates hunting and fishing. The bill would...
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SD Legislature Passes Bill Protecting Student Data

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House passed a bill Monday to protect the privacy of student data. It received unanimous support through the Senate and committee process. The state Education Secretary said last Friday that the measure will put into law what the department already does. The debate around the Common Core...
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