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Corps Holding River Meetings in Bismarck, Pierre

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The Army Corps of Engineers is holding public meetings in the two capital cities in the Dakotas this week on its draft operating plan for the Missouri River. The meetings will include a presentation on the 2014 operations and on plans for managing the river’s system of reservoirs in 2015....
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Candidates Head Into Final Senate Race Stretch

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The four candidates competing in the tight race for South Dakota’s open U.S. Senate seat are heading into the final stretch before Election Day. Republican Mike Rounds, Democrat Rick Weiland and independents Larry Pressler and Gordon Howie are vying to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson. Republicans see South Dakota...
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Poll: Voters Support Higher Teacher Pay, Medicaid

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A new poll by the Argus Leader and KELO-TV shows South Dakotans favor expanding the federal Medicaid program in the state and increasing teacher salaries with summer sales tax. The telephone survey was conducted between Oct. 20 and 23 by Mason-Dixon Polling and Research. The poll surveyed 800 registered...
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Pressler: Hot Springs Hospital Could Treat PTSD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler says that a national center for post-traumatic stress disorder should be located at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Hot Springs. Pressler made the statement Sunday in reaction to an Argus Leader article that told the story of a 25-year veteran of the South Dakota...
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