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Rick Weiland January 31, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Weiland Raised Most in Latest Fundraising Period

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Democrat Rick Weiland’s campaign says it has outraised Republican Mike Rounds in a tight four-way U.S. Senate race that once seemed like an easy Republican pickup. Rounds’ team estimates that he raised about $269,000 in the latest campaign finance disclosure period. That’s about $55,000 short of the $324,000 Weiland adviser...
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Rounds Says He Didn’t Approve $600K for Beef Plant

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former Gov. Mike Rounds says he didn’t approve $600,000 in state aid for an Aberdeen beef plant authorized by a Cabinet secretary in the final days of his administration – or even know about it. Secretary of Tourism and State Development Richard Benda approved the money for Northern Beef...
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SDDOH Held Teleconference on Ebola Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Department of Health held a “healthcare leadership conference call for Ebola preparedness and response” yesterday (Tuesday).  A broad group of participants was invited to join, including every South Dakota hospital, physicians, the SD Association of Healthcare Organizations and more.  South Dakota Health Department Secretary Doneen Hollingsworth says...
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Poems, But Few Ads — Pressler Seeks Senate Return

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former Sen. Larry Pressler plans to campaign with the best surrogate he can imagine during the homestretch of South Dakota’s suddenly competitive, four-way Senate race: A 78-year-old, retired FBI agent named John Good. Pressler says he can’t afford many campaign ads. Good headed the Abscam bribery investigation for the FBI...
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