Deer Die From Virus at Record Levels in SD

  RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Officials with the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department say at least 3,400 deer have died this year from a midge-borne virus. This is more than twice the reported deaths in 2011 from epizootic hemorrhagic disease. The Rapid City Journal reports  that EHD is a common cause...
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Treasury Spells Out Rules on Taxing of Tribes

  WASHINGTON (AP) – The Internal Revenue Service is proposing guidelines on what income and benefits of Alaska Natives and Native Americans are subject to taxation. The IRS has proposed the new guidance that, among other things, prohibits levies on honoraria to a shaman, but allows assessments on per-capita payments from gambling revenues to...
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Slight Uptick in South Dakota Highway Fatalities

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The state Department of Public Safety says highway fatalities in South Dakota are up slightly this year after a 20 percent drop in 2011. Department spokesman Terry Woster tells the Argus Leader that 125 people have died in automobile accidents in the state so far this year. National...
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Closing Arguments Expected Tomorrow in Boe Trial

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Fort Pierre man charged with Attempted Murder took the stand this morning as a trial continues in his case.  33-year-old Derek Boe was questioned for a time about events that took place before, during and after a January incident in which the passenger window of a Pierre...
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