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SD Trail of Governors Project in Pierre Expanding

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Life-size bronze statues of former South Dakota Govs. Frank Farrar, Harvey Wollman and William Janklow are being unveiled at the state Capitol Rotunda in Pierre next week. The celebration of the latest additions to the Trail of Governors project is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Friday, June 14. Current Gov....
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SD Governor Questions Consumer Complaint Probes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has asked South Dakota Labor Secretary Pam Roberts to review procedures for investigating consumer complaints against insurance companies. The move comes after the Argus Leader newspaper¬†reported the labor department’s insurance division hasn’t publicly disciplined Ability Insurance Co. despite having evidence that the company allegedly broke state...
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SD Juvenile Corrections Gets High National Rating

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say all the state’s juvenile corrections programs have again reached the highest status possible under a national project that measures conditions and treatment services provided to incarcerated youth. All three reporting programs at the State Treatment and Rehabilitation Academy near Custer obtained the highest status during the...
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Black Leaders Weigh In, Renaming Work Suspended

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota panel responsible for getting rid of offensive place names has suspended work on sites that contain the word “Negro” after some black people said the term is not offensive. The Board on Geographic Names met in Pierre on Tuesday to consider replacement names for five Black Hills...
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