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Child Immunization Rates Up in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Health Department says a national survey shows that child immunization rates are up in the state. State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says more South Dakota preschoolers are getting immunized for pertussis, polio, rotavirus and other vaccine-preventable diseases. He says that’s good news but there’s still work to be done,...
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SD, Other States Settle Lawsuit Against Omnicare

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state’s attorney general says South Dakota has recovered more than $170,000 after settling a whistle blower lawsuit with a Cincinnati-based company that allegedly engaged in a kickback scheme with skilled-nursing facilities nationally. A Friday statement from Attorney General Marty Jackley’s office says Omnicare Inc., allegedly gave discounts to some...
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Upgrading Pierre Stadium Would Cost $1.2 Million

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Officials say upgrading Hyde Stadium in Pierre would cost $1.2 million. The stadium is home to high school, youth, American Legion and amateur baseball teams. It also hosts middle school football practices. The 79-year-old stadium has an old lighting system, bathrooms that are not accessible to the disabled, and dugouts...
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Thune Addresses Grain Shipment Delays at SD Forum

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune says he is doing everything he can to ensure that locomotives and railcars are available to move the abundant harvest that South Dakota farmers are expecting. Thune hosted a public forum Thursday at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Thune says he’s...
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