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HHS’ Sebelius Visits Tribal Communities in SD

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – The Secretary of Health and Human Services says there are encouraging signs of health initiatives taking place at federal Indian Health Service clinics. Kathleen Sebelius toured several programs on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge reservations on Tuesday. The Department of Health and Human Services oversees IHS. Sebelius said she’s...
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Grasshoppers Not a Big Problem in Upper Midwest

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – Grasshoppers are not doing as much damage in the Upper Midwest as officials had feared. A federal study of adult grasshoppers last year concluded that the pests could be a threat this summer in much of the region, particularly in Montana and South Dakota. Warm, dry conditions last fall...
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SD Lottery Offers Online Drawing for Prizes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Lottery is offering an online drawing for prizes as part of the celebration of its 25th anniversary. Lottery officials say people can begin registering online now for the chance to win prizes ranging from South Dakota Lottery T-shirts to $500 in cash. No purchase is necessary, but...
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HHS’ Sebelius to Visit 3 Reservations in SD

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is visiting three reservations in South Dakota starting Tuesday to learn about health challenges facing the Native American communities. Sebelius’ two-day visit starts Tuesday morning on the Pine Ridge reservation. She’ll continue to the Rosebud reservation Tuesday afternoon before concluding her visit...
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