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Federal Fugitive Caught in SD

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say a federal fugitive has been captured in Rapid City. The Rapid City Journal reports that he U.S. Marshals Service and local authorities arrested 22-year-old Barry Allman shortly before noon on Tuesday. Authorities say Allman was furloughed from Hughes County Jail in Pierre in late November to attend...
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Pierre PD Releases Information on Tuesday Evening Shooting Incident

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Here is an update from the Pierre Police Department on an incident that was reported earlier this evening in Pierre: On December 18, 2012 at 5:28 PM law enforcement officers from the Pierre Police Department, Hughes County Sheriff’s Office, and the South Dakota Highway Patrol responded to a call...
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Gov’t Rolls Out $1.9B Indian Land Buyback Program

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – U.S. government officials are rolling out a Native American land buyback program as part of a $3.4 billion settlement over mismanaged royalties. The 10-year, $1.9 billion program is meant to purchase individual allotments from willing Indians and turn over the consolidated parcels to tribes. Program manager John McClanahan said Tuesday...
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Primary Care Task Force Makes Recommendations

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A task force created to train more primary health care providers for rural areas of South Dakota says health professions’ education programs should work more closely together and that training opportunities in rural areas should be expanded. Those are the recommendations that the Governor’s Primary Care Task Force presented to...
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