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RCPT Asking for Customer Patience While Some Employees Recover from Flu

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The flu bug has been impacting schools and businesses in recent weeks; and one Pierre area business is asking for the public’s understanding as several of its workers are out sick today.  Ron Baumgart of River Cities Public Transit says the transit company has more than ten employees who...
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SD House Panel Delays Vote on Arming Teachers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has delayed a vote on a plan to let school boards designate teachers and others who would be armed with guns to protect against attacks like last month’s elementary school shooting in Connecticut. Supporters told the House Education Committee on Wednesday that the bill leaves...
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January 22, 2013 House Fire on Poplar Avenue (KGFX Photo)

Fire in Pierre Home Tuesday Causes Extensive Damage to the Structure

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire in a west Pierre home Tuesday left extensive damage to the structure.  The blaze at 210 North Poplar Avenue was called in to the Pierre Fire Department at 4:45 p.m. yesterday.   When firefighters arrived at the scene, Chief Bill Alexander says flames were already coming from a...
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Final Keystone Pipeline Decision Still Months Away

WASHINGTON (AP) – Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman’s approval of a revised route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline puts the long-delayed project back in the hands of the federal government. But don’t look for a quick decision on the $7 billion project, which would carry oil from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast if...
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