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New NASA Photo Satellite to Join 40-Year Mission

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A fleet of picture-snapping NASA satellites that for 40 years has documented forest fires, tsunamis and everyday changes in the Earth’s geography is soon getting a new member. With Landsat 8 set for a February launch, nearly 140 scientists and engineers from more than 25 countries will gather in...
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Red Meat Production Up in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says commercial red meat production in South Dakota totaled 85.8 million pounds during August. The figure is up 3 percent from a year ago and up 21 percent from July. Commercial hog slaughter for South Dakota totaled 390,900 head during August, compared to 382,900...
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National Tribal Group Aims to Register More Voters

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A national tribal advocacy group is planning a week of voter education and registration events in more than 130 communities across Indian Country in an effort to boost turnout in November. The National Congress of American Indians says there’s a “civic emergency” in American Indian communities. The group says two...
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2013 State Park Entrance Licenses Will be Available for Purchase Soon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 2013 annual park entrance licenses for South Dakota’s state parks and recreation areas will be going on sale soon. The 2013 park entrance license is valid from October 1 of this year through May 18 of 2014. People who buy one license can also buy a second license at...
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