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Authorities Issue Amber Alert for Two Children in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Authorities are looking for a man they say took two children from their mother after assaulting her at her Rapid City home. Police say Skye Burnham-Endicott is considered armed and dangerous. He is accused of taking 1-year-old Tayloni Skye Burnham-Endicott and 1-month-old Layla Marie Tuttle shortly after 11 p.m....
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18 Sentenced in South Dakota Wildlife Case

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say 18 people have pleaded guilty and been sentenced for wildlife violations at a commercial hunting operation in southern South Dakota’s Todd County. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department says it’s one of the largest wildlife cases in South Dakota history. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson and state...
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South Dakota House Passes Texting Ban on to Senate

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has passed a statewide texting ban. Legislators have voted 53-17 in support of the measure. It would allow law enforcement to charge texting drivers a $25 fine if they’ve been pulled over for another violation. The bill also includes funding for a public information campaign. Supporters...
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SD House Nixes Measure to Allow Guns in Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has killed a bill to allow people with conceal carry permits to bring guns into the capitol. The bill has failed to move on to the Senate by a 33-34 vote. It needed 36 votes to pass. A slim majority of the House passed an amendment...
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