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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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AAA South Dakota Lists Weekly Gasoline Cost

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s statewide pump price for self-serve regular gasoline fell about five cents in the past week.  AAA South Dakota says Tuesday’s average cost was $3.13.  Yesterday’s pump price rose two cents from the day before, but was lower than last week’s cost of $3.19.  A year ago,...
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