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SD Man Sentenced to 16 Years for Killing Woman

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A man who killed a woman on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison. Fifty-four-year-old Lawrence Whipple, of Mission, pleaded guilty in June to second-degree murder in the February stabbing death of Loretta Waugh. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says Whipple...
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SD Governor Orders Flags at Half-Staff

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered all state government agencies to fly flags at half-staff in honor of the victims of the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The attack by extremists on Tuesday killed four State Department employees, including American ambassador to Libya John Christopher Stevens,...
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Wednesday Brought the Midland Hometown Tour to the KGFX Airwaves

MIDLAND, S.D. – (DRG News) Did you catch yesterday’s KGFX Hometown Tour? Dorene Foster and Jeri Thomas took the Dakota Cruiser to Midland Wednesday for a visit with a number of community members there. The program originated from the Midland Fire Hall and Dorene spoke to several guests about Midland news, changes in the...
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APNewsBreak: BPI Sues ABC News for Defamation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Beef Products Inc. has filed a defamation lawsuit against ABC News for its coverage of a meat product that critics dubbed “pink slime,” alleging the network misled consumers to believe the product is unhealthy and unsafe. The Dakota Dunes, S.D.-based company is seeking $1.2 billion in damages for roughly 200...
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