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Water Main Break Occurs at Busy Pierre Intersection

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) From the City of Pierre: The Water Department has shut down the water supply in the area of Harrison and Wells Avenues due to a break in a water main.  The area this leak is located in consists mainly of concrete surfacing.  This, along with the depth of frost will...
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SD Bill Would Ban Abortions for Down Syndrome

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel is looking at a measure that would prohibit abortions sought because a fetus has been diagnosed with Down syndrome. The bill would make it a misdemeanor for a doctor to perform or attempt an abortion if a woman is seeking to end a pregnancy because...
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Country Group Alabama to Headline SD State Fair

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State Fair has announced that country music group Alabama will be part of its Grandstand Line-Up. The group will perform Aug. 29. Tickets go on sale to the general public June 16 and cost $40 and $45. The band’s popularity took off in the 1980s. The state...
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SD House Panel Supports Daily Pledge in Schools

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota House committee has recommended that students in all South Dakota public school classrooms should recite the Pledge of Allegiance daily. The State Affairs Committee voted unanimously to approve a measure that would require each public school district to give students the chance to recite the pledge each...
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