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In top coal state, gas could fuel next power plant

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The newest electrical generation project in the top coal-mining state is a power plant to be fueled by natural gas. Black Hills Corp. subsidiaries Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power and Black Hills Power are building the Cheyenne Prairie Generating Station on the outskirts of Cheyenne. The companies held a groundbreaking...
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South Dakota Governor part of National Health Task Force

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is part of a National Governors Association task force looking at ways states can improve the quality of health care and cut the cost of public health programs.  The task force of a dozen governors will focus on state efforts to redesign health care...
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Dog Killed in South Dakota Drug Bust

  CHANCELLOR, S.D. (AP) — Authorities searching a home for drugs in the southeastern South Dakota town of Chancellor during a parole check arrested three people and shot and killed a dog.  The Turner County Sheriff’s Office says authorities were using a police dog to aid in the search Tuesday when one of the...
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President Obama Opposes House Keystone Energy Pipeline Bill

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama opposes a House bill that would speed approval of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas.  The White House said Tuesday that the bill “seeks to circumvent longstanding and proven processes” by removing a requirement for a presidential permit. The...
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