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More Than 200 New SD Laws to Take Effect

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – More than 200 state laws ranging from bans to repeals and tweaks of existing policy take effect in South Dakota on Tuesday. July 1 also marks the start of a new fiscal year across most of the country and in South Dakota. The state has a $4.3 billion spending plan...
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U.S. Supreme Court

Officials React to Ruling on Women’s Contraception

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Republicans say they’re pleased with a Supreme Court decision that says for-profit businesses can hold religious views under federal law.        But state Democratic Party Chairwoman Deb Knecht says the decision will make it even more difficult for South Dakota women to access basic preventative health care such...
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Weekend Rainfall Sets Records in the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Weekend rainfall in the Dakotas set records in both states and led to flash flooding in some areas. The National Weather Service reports that Minot in northern North Dakota got more than 2.6 inches of rain on Saturday, breaking a 62-year-old record for the date. Pierre in central South Dakota...
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Bosworth to be Arraigned on Election Law Charges

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Pierre on charges she violated election laws. A Hughes County grand jury indicted the Sioux Falls physician last week on multiple counts of perjury and filing false documents. Authorities say she fraudulently attested to gathering voter signatures...
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