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SD Attorney General Warns of Tax Scams

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says people should beware of identity theft scams that target taxpayers. Jackley says as the deadline for filing federal income tax returns nears, people will receive emails or text messages claiming to be from Internal Revenue Service officials. The attorney general says the scam...
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Kerry: No Rush to Decide on Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State John Kerry says he won’t be pushed into making a decision on the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, despite pressure from Canada and other pipeline supporters for quick action. At a joint appearance Friday with Canada’s foreign affairs minister, Kerry said he has not received a crucial environmental report...
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SD Lawmakers Endorse Insurance Regulation Bills

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has endorsed a package of proposals aimed at improving state regulation of insurance companies and protecting the companies’ customers. The House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously Friday to send four bills to the full House for further debate. The proposals were drafted after reports that an...
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Wakpala Man Sentenced For Distribution Of A Controlled Substance

WAKPALA, S.D. – (SD State News) United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Wakpala, South Dakota, man convicted of Distribution of a Controlled Substance was sentenced on January 10, 2014, by U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann.Francis DuBray, age 24, was sentenced to 16 months in custody, 3 years of supervised release,...
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