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Farm-State Lawmakers Returning Home Empty-Handed

WASHINGTON (AP) – Farm-state members of Congress for decades have campaigned on the back of farm bills delivering election-season subsidies and other goodies to rural voters. Not this year. The bill is stalled, primarily because House GOP leaders don’t want a noisy fight over food stamps this close to the election. That poses a...
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SD Official Warns About Unlicensed Lenders

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say people should watch out for unlicensed money lenders. State Labor and Regulation Secretary Pam Roberts says some unlicensed lenders are operating in South Dakota, and inquiries and complaints about money lenders have increased recently. All lenders providing payday loans, short-term consumer loans, title loans or installment...
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SD Business Groups Join to Support Referred Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A group of South Dakota businesses, chambers of commerce and other organizations have joined forces to support a referred measure that would set up a program to give tax refunds to large industrial projects. The Republican-controlled South Dakota Legislature passed the measure last year at the urging of Republican Gov....
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SD Cemetery for Tribal Veterans Near Completion

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Construction of a cemetery for military veterans who are members of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe is ahead of schedule and should be completed in the next two months. Project construction manager Chris Wehrle of Wyss Associates says construction was supposed to be done by Memorial Day next year, but...
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