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Spring Storm Will Create Difficult Driving Conditions

(From the South Dakota Department of Public Safety) PIERRE, S.D. – Officials are cautioning travelers that a spring storm making its way into the state will bring periods of freezing rain, heavy snowfall, and extremely high winds across much of South Dakota from Monday evening through Wednesday morning. Officials are encouraging motorists to move...
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Johnson Announces Support for Same-Sex Marriage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson says he now supports legalizing gay marriage. The Democrat released a statement Monday saying that after lengthy consideration, his views on the issue have evolved. He notes that such a law would apply only to governments and wouldn’t require “any religious denomination to alter...
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Man Indicted in Death of Woman in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Brule County grand jury has indicted a Mitchell man in the death of a woman whose body was found in a farmstead shed near Chamberlain. Thirty-six-year-old Kent Davidson faces murder and other charges. He could face life in prison or the death penalty if convicted. Davidson is accused of...
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Pennsylvania Man Charged with Kidnapping Teen Friend-Both Found in Martin, S.D.

CLARION, Pa. (AP) – A western Pennsylvania man is jailed in South Dakota until he can return to face charges that he kidnapped a 13-year-old girl who authorities are describing as a family friend. Police say Alexandria Sewell disappeared in the middle of the night March 28 from her home in Clarion County, and...
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