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Dalton Williams Candlelight Vigil Planned for Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A candlelight vigil is planned for tomorrow to remember Dalton Williams.  The 16-year-old died December 18, 2012 after a shooting at the Pierre home of 18-year-old Braiden McCahren, who was just sentenced Tuesday for Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault.  The Dalton Williams Memorial Candlelight Vigil will take place...
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USGS: High Plains Aquifer Groundwater Declining

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says groundwater levels are declining in an aquifer that serves parts of Oklahoma and seven other states. The USGS has released a report on changes in groundwater levels in the High Plains Aquifer, also known as the Ogallala Aquifer. USGS scientist Virginia McGuire says measurements between...
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Keystone Pipeline to Top Senate Agenda Next Year

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in January. The issue could set up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama. Congressional Republicans have been pushing for approval of the pipeline for years. Obama has resisted because of environmental concerns....
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SD Ranks Seventh Among States for Volunteering

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Corporation for National and Community Service says South Dakota ranks seventh in the nation when it comes to volunteering. The federal entity released a report on Tuesday that said nearly 35 percent of South Dakotans volunteered in 2013. That translates to about 21.5 million hours of service over...
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