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Alabama Man Found Guilty of Impersonating FBI Agent

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A federal jury in South Dakota has found an Alabama man guilty of various charges stemming from an incident in which he impersonated an FBI agent. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 38-year-old Michael Thetford, of Alabaster, Alabama, has been found guilty of felon in possession of a firearm, impersonating a...
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Secretary of State Predicts Under 60 Percent Turnout

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s U.S. Senate race has drawn national attention and a lot of advertising, but the secretary of state says that may not convert to heavy turnout on Tuesday. Jason Gant tells WNAX-AM he’s predicting just under 60 percent of South Dakotans will cast ballots in Tuesday’s general election. He...
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Democrats Rally Base in Indian Country

MISSION, S.D. (AP) – A last push for Democratic candidates in South Dakota before Election Day includes at least two stops in a party stronghold: Indian Country. Rick Weiland and Susan Wismer, candidates for U.S. Senate and governor, campaigned Saturday at stops on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Indian reservations. Indian voters have been...
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St. Francis Men Sentenced for Murders on Rosebud

ST. FRANCIS, S.D. (AP) – Two St. Francis men who police say were responsible for a double homicide on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation last year have been sentenced. South Dakota’s U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 23-year-old BillyRay McCloskey has been sentenced to two terms of life imprisonment. He pleaded guilty to two counts of...
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