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Telephone Scam Comes to Mobridge

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) According to Walworth County State’s Attorney Jamie Hare, a number of Mobridge citizens have been contacted via telephone by someone claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service. The caller tells the victim that they owe money to the IRS and that a lawsuit will be filed against them unless...
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Proposal Allowing Objection to Death Penalty Defeated

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative Committee has scuttled a proposal that would have allowed South Dakota residents getting a driver’s license to register an objection to the death penalty if they are killed in a violent crime. The House State Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted 10-2 to dismiss the measure, which supporters likened...
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Daugaard Forming Native American Student Advisory Council

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is forming a group that aims to improve the achievement levels and graduation rates of American Indian students. The Native American Student Achievement Advisory Council will include tribal leaders and representatives from the Indian Education Advisory Council, the South Dakota Departments of Education and Tribal Relations, and...
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Pierre to Double Spending on Infrastructure Projects in 2015

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – After a banner year of construction projects in 2014, city officials in Pierre are looking to do even more in 2015. The city last year spent $8.3 million on construction projects. This year, scheduled projects total $16.5 million. They include a $4.6 million project to upgrade infrastructure on several streets....
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