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Hughes and Stanley County Democrats to Hold Meeting in Pierre Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes and Stanley County Democrats will meet this evening at the Longbranch in Pierre. District 9 Representative Paula Hawks of Hartford will give an update on this last full week of the legislative session. Everyone is welcome to hear Hawks’ comments and the discussion that follows. Dinner is...
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Part of I-90 in Central SD to be Temporarily Closed Tuesday

KENNEBEC, S.D. (AP) – A portion of Interstate 90 in central South Dakota will be temporarily closed Tuesday. The state’s Department of Transportation says I-90 at Exit 235 in Kennebec will be closed as crews from West Central Electric Company will be replacing overhead lines that cross the interstate. The closure is scheduled to...
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Panel Approves 6 Cent Per Gallon Tax Bump, Speed Limit Bump

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A House committee has approved a proposal to hike funding for roads and bridges and raise the speed limit on interstate highways to 80 mph. The State Affairs Committee passed a modified version of the Senate’s transportation bill Monday. It goes to the House floor. The committee has limited gas...
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Economists Predict Shorter State Revenue Than Anticipated

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State economists predict South Dakota’s revenue collections next budget year will fall short of projections made when Gov. Dennis Daugaard proposed his state budget in December. Economists for the governor’s budget office and the Legislature said Monday that ongoing state revenue from taxes and other general revenue is likely to...
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