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Secret Service warns financial companies of ATM cyberattacks

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Secret Service is warning financial institutions about a type of cyberattack known as jackpotting. Secret Service officials say the crime involves installing malicious software or hardware at ATMs that force the machines to release large quantities of cash on demand. They say criminals have been able to find vulnerabilities in...
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Reported plan for government wireless network gets panned

NEW YORK (AP) – Republican regulators and telecom industry groups are voicing opposition to a government-built wireless network that the Trump administration is reportedly considering . The news website Axios reported Sunday that national security officials may want a government-built next-generation “5G” mobile network because of concerns about China and cybersecurity. The telecom industry,...
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Pierre Man Faces Multiple Charges After Hit-and-Run

PIERRE, SD- A 23-year-old Pierre man faces a variety of charges after hitting several vehicles in a parking lot Friday morning. According to the Pierre Police Department, officers were called to investigate a hit and run accident near the intersection of Yankton Avenue and Pleasant Drive shortly after 8am. Police determined a suspect vehicle...
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Non Residents Charged with Drug Possession and More in Hughes County

A man from Hawarden, IA, and a woman from Sioux Falls, SD, both face charges after a traffic stop in Pierre last (Sun.) night. According to the Pierre Police Department, an officer initiated a traffic stop near the intersection of Capitol Avenue and Highland Avenue for a vehicle with no license plates. 57-year-old Michael...
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Pierre Woman Facing Charges After Saturday Night Fight

A Pierre woman faces charges after causing a disturbance late Saturday night. According to the Pierre Police Department, officers were called to the 300 block of South Pierre Street about 11:30pm for a reported fight. 31-year-old Hollie Hefley was detained. Hefley continued to cause a disturbance with officers so she was arrested for Disorderly...
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Pierre Man Faces Charges After Violating Parole

A Pierre man is facing multiple charges after violating conditions of his parole. According to the Pierre Police Department, detectives were conducting an investigation Friday afternoon into a subject who was on parole and believed to have been ingesting a substance to become intoxicated. 35-year-old Gary Martin was detained and transitioned to the Pierre...
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Pierre to Host State Chamber’s Business Day at the Legislature and Annual Meeting

The 42nd Annual Business Day at the Legislature and South Dakota Chamber Annual Meeting will be Thursday, February 22 in Pierre. President and chief lobbyist of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry David Owen says the annual gathering provides an opportunity for community and business leaders from across the state to meet...
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Bear Butte State Park Fire Fully Contained

The Bear Butte State Park Fire in northwestern South Dakota has been fully contained, but the park east of Highway 79 will remain closed until tomorrow (Tues.). The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks says the fire was last determined to be 150 acres. No structures were lost and the bison in...
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SD Farmers Union Urges Leadership to Make Section 199A of Tax Code Permanent

HURON, S.D. –  South Dakota Farmers Union President, Doug Sombke urges Congressional leadership to follow Senators Thune and Rounds’ lead and vote to make section 199A of the tax code permanent. “As it is written, section 199A is scheduled to sunset in 2025 – it needs to be permanent if our farmers and cooperatives...
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UPDATE: Yellow Jeep Stolen in Pierre Found

A Jeep Wrangler was reported stolen around 6 o’clock this (Mon.) morning in Pierre has been found. According to the Pierre Police Department, the yellow, 2011 Jeep Wrangler was stolen overnight from the 100 Block of North Yankton Avenue. It was found behind the Hobby Lobby store about 10am. The investigation is ongoing.
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