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PARS Holding Giveaway of Peanut Butter, Apples This Afternoon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre Area Referral Service has partnered with Feeding South Dakota for a special food giveaway today.  PARS Director Laura White says the agencies will be giving out jars of peanut butter and apples this afternoon.  There will also be a limited amount of watermelons and tomatoes.  There is no...
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Pierre Noted as Playful City USA Community for Fourth Year in a Row

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre has been named a Playful City USA for the fourth year in a row.  Pierre is one of only three South Dakota communities to be named a 2015 Playful City USA by KaBOOM! and the Humana Foundation.  Cities recognized as Playful City USA’s get the...
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The Latest on Health Overhaul: Relief as Subsidies Retained

UNDATED (AP) – A South Dakota woman who gets subsidized coverage through the federal health exchange says she’s relieved by the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding those subsidies. Kelsey Collier-Wise reacted just moments after the high court on Thursday upheld a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. The high court’s decision upholds insurance...
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Open Teaching Positions Remain a Problem in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — School administrators in South Dakota say it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find people to fill open teaching positions. A survey by the School Administrators of South Dakota found that nearly one-third of the 837 open positions advertised for the upcoming school year remained unfilled as of the end of...
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