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US House Candidate in SD Denies Hypocrisy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Democratic U.S. House candidate Matt Varilek once owned shares of stock in an energy company he has cited in criticisms of “big oil” campaign donations to his opponent. The Daily Republic reports Varilek bought 20 shares of Valero Energy stock in June 2008 for $1,045, and sold...
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SD Tribes Get Federal Funding to Combat Crime

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says several tribes and tribal organizations in South Dakota have received grants from the Department of Justice. The grant money will be used to enhance law enforcement operations, assist with violence against women issues and provide funding for tribal youth programs. Tribes and tribal programs...
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Pierre Woman Avoids Scam-Offers Advice to Others Who Could be Targeted

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman is offering advice to others to help keep other people from becoming a victim of scammers. Sarah Ketteler says she received a call yesterday from someone who said he is a representative of a foreign embassy and said Ketteler’s granddaughter needed some financial assistance. Ketteler says...
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Corps to Hold Missouri River Fall Public Meetings for Draft AOP

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – (DRG News) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a series of fall public meetings in six Missouri River basin cities starting at the end of this month. The gatherings are being set up so the Corps can discuss its 2012-2013 Draft Annual Operating Plan for the Missouri River Mainstem...
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