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Transgender Bathroom Measure May Go Before Voters in 2018

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A ballot measure that would require transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding with their sex at birth may go before voters in 2018. Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Tuesday that he’s filed an explanation of the measure with the secretary of state’s office. If supporters gather enough signatures by November...
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State Commissioner Leaves Governor’s Administration

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s office says the state’s former chief financial officer has left the administration shortly after he was placed on administrative leave. The governor’s office announced Tuesday that Jason Dilges departed his role as commissioner of the state Bureau of Finance and Management. An aide to Daugaard said last...
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Pierre’s 2016 Lighted Parade Held Last Night

PIERRE SD – The 2016 Pierre Lighted Parade was Monday night Nov 21st at 6pm with the streets lined with residents from near and far. Pierre Chamber CEO Laura Schoen Carbonneau stated they had the same amount of floats as last year with the parade crowd being pretty solid despite the chilly weather. The winners were...
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Fire Marshal Encourages Fire Safety During Thanksgiving

PIERRE, S.D. – Amidst all of the Thanksgiving Day food and celebration, South Dakotans are being reminded once again to be careful with fires. State Fire Marshal Paul Merriman says many people don’t realize how important fire safety is on Thanksgiving, especially with so many people cooking at home. The potential for a cooking...
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