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Missing South Dakota Prison Inmate Back in Custody

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A missing state prison inmate is back in custody in South Dakota. State corrections officials say 26-year-old Paul Trejo walked away from the Rapid City Minimum Unit on April 20. He was apprehended in Bennett County on Saturday. Trejo is currently housed in the jail in Winner but will...
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SD Lawmakers to Debate Payday Loan Changes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Opponents of payday lending may be waiting until the 2016 elections to try to end the practice in South Dakota though the state will pitch smaller regulatory changes during the upcoming legislative session. The South Dakota Banking Commission voted on Friday to move forward with legislation to close a...
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SD Legislature to Honor Lawmakers Who Died in 2014

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature is expected to honor the memory of lawmakers who died in 2014 with a service in the House Chamber on Jan. 22, 2015. A committee planning the memorial is soliciting the names of former state lawmakers from both chambers who passed away in 2014. Those with...
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Pierre School Board Hosting Legislative Forum This Evening

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board will host a discussion with District 24 lawmakers about issues and concerns facing school districts today.  The Legislative Forum will also feature comments from local lawmakers about pending legislation that will be presented in the upcoming 2015 South Dakota Legislative Session.  Invited to this year’s...
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