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Bosworth Raises $315K in 4Q But Debt Exceeds Cash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Republican Senate candidate Annette Bosworth’s latest Federal Election Commission filing shows she had nearly $250,000 cash on hand at the end of the year but owed $255,000 in debt, mostly to direct mail companies. FEC documents posted Tuesday show that the Sioux Falls physician took in just more than...
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South Dakota

SD Panel Approves Making Animal Cruelty a Felony

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has endorsed a measure that would make animal cruelty a felony in South Dakota, the only state without felony penalties for serious animal abuse. Similar bills have failed in past years. But this year’s bill was written with input from livestock producers and animal welfare...
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SD Panel Approves Child Sex Abuse Task Force

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Senate Education Committee has unanimously approved a bill to establish a task force that would study the impact of child sexual abuse. The group would be named Jolene’s Law Task Force after Jolene Loetscher of Sioux Falls, a victim of sexual assault as a child. Members would meet...
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Alcoholic Beverage

Deadwood Liquor Sales Bill Upsets Saloon Owners

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A bill in the South Dakota Legislature allowing Deadwood hotel bars to serve liquor 24 hours a day is drawing the ire of saloon owners who say the measure hurts them and discourages investment in the western gambling town’s downtown. The bill that passed the House on a 36-33...
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