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Organizers Continue Drive for SD Minimum Wage Vote

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Organizers of a petition drive seeking a statewide vote on a measure that would raise South Dakota’s minimum wage say they have collected about half the signatures they intend to gather. The South Dakota Democratic Party and some labor unions are seeking a statewide vote next year to raise...
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Some Black Hills and Regional Tourist Sites Still Visible

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The federal government shutdown has closed access to some popular Black Hills area tourist spots, but the regional tourism association says some are still visible. Direct access is closed to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Badlands National Park, Wind Cave National Park, Jewel Cave National Monument, Minuteman Missile National Historic...
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SD State Fair Attendance Good Despite Heat Wave

HURON, S.D. (AP) – Officials say attendance was better than expected at this year’s South Dakota State Fair. Despite the heat wave that hit during the annual fair’s first three days, total attendance this year was the third highest ever recorded. Total gate attendance this year was 183,005, down only 5 percent from last...
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ACS to Hold Bras for a Cause and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Friday and Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Friday and Saturday will bring two events to the Pierre/Fort Pierre area to raise awareness of breast cancer and gather funds to help combat the disease.  Bras for a Cause will be held Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the AmericInn in Fort Pierre.  For about the past month, several...
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