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POW/MIA Recognition Day Being Noted Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today is being recognized as POW/MIA Recognition Day in South Dakota.  Governor Dennis Daugaard said in a press release earlier this month that this is a day to remember the sacrifices of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were held as prisoners of war or who remain missing...
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Maps for Chicken Coop Tour Available Online or at Produce Stand Before Saturday Tour

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) People interested in a local organization’s effort to try to eventually pass an urban chicken ordinance in Pierre will get the chance tomorrow to tour three different locations just outside of Pierre where coops are already located.  Pierre Urban Chicken Reform, also known as PUCkR, and the Brookings based...
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IHS Expands Access to Plan B for Native Women

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Native women seeking emergency contraception at Indian Health Services facilities run by the federal government now can get it without a consultation or prescription. The agency confirms that Plan B and generic versions are being provided to women 17 years and older at pharmacy windows. Native women previously had to...
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North Dakota Leads SD and Two Other States in Lawsuit Against EPA

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Nevada have sued the Environmental Protection Agency, alleging it has failed to determine the states’ compliance with a new federal clean air requirement that limits sulfur dioxide emissions. The lawsuit was filed last week in federal district court in Bismarck. Attorneys general say in...
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