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AG Holder: Pledges to Tribes Being Kept

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The nation’s top law enforcement official says the Obama administration is fulfilling federal promises to American Indian tribes. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was the keynote speaker Thursday at a tribal conference on the campus of United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck. Holder says the Justice Department and the Obama...
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SD Attorney General to Lead National Association

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has been elected to serve as the president-elect of the National Association of Attorneys General. Jackley will lead the group comprised of the attorneys general of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the territories of American...
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Rural Clinics Increasingly Turn to Telemedicine

WAGNER, S.D. (AP) – Doctors across rural America are increasingly seeking help in emergencies from video services that let them connect with hospitals in bigger cities. Telemedicine systems allow small-town physicians to reach out to more experienced specialists when an urgent case lands in their clinics. The video link allows the two doctors to...
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SD’s Governor and State Groups to Pitch Bioscience at Conference

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard and several other South Dakotans plan to promote the state’s bioscience industry later this month in San Diego at the BIO International Conference. Groups represented on the trip will include the Graduate Education & Applied Research Center, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls Development Foundation, South Dakota Biotech Association,...
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