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Oops: Bernie Sanders refers to Sioux Falls by wrong name

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders began his campaign rally in the South Dakota city of Sioux Falls with a geography blunder. The Democratic senator from Vermont referred to Sioux Falls as Sioux City, which is in Iowa. That prompted groans and boos from the crowd. Sanders quickly realized his...
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Guns stolen in South Dakota recovered from Colorado suspects

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Three handguns stolen from a Rapid City outdoors store in April have been recovered in Colorado after violent crimes. Rapid City police say two of the guns were recovered following a standoff in Lakewood, Colorado, with a suspect in a fatal shooting. The third gun was recovered from a...
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State warns residents about Windows technical support scam

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley is again warning South Dakota residents about a scam targeting computer users. Jackley says the state’s Consumer Protection Division has been inundated with reports from residents who have received phone calls from someone claiming to be with Microsoft Windows’ support center and wanting access to the...
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Honeybee colonies down 40 percent in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The number of honeybee colonies in South Dakota is down 40 percent. The Agriculture Department says operations with five or more colonies totaled 30,000 on Jan. 1, down from 50,000 the previous year. Colonies lost during the first three months of this year totaled 770, or 1 percent. South...
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