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SD’s AG Urging eBay Customers to Change Passwords

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is urging customers of the e-commerce site eBay to review their accounts and change their passwords. Jackley’s statement came after eBay announced that a cyberattack compromised a database containing encrypted passwords. The company says there is no evidence of any unauthorized activity and no...
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SD Governor Eases Stance on Tax Increases

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard in the past has taken a firm stand against tax hikes. But now he says he won’t rule them out when considering future transportation funding. This summer the Legislature will study financing for the state’s roads and bridges. Daugaard’s sole veto in the 2014 session...
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Man Pleads Not Guilty in Fairgrounds Horse Case

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A man accused of releasing 37 horses at the Stanley County Fairgrounds has pleaded not guilty to all charges against him. Twenty-four-year-old Jordan Pourier, of Lower Brule, is charged with aggravated assault, destruction of property, burglary, trespassing and injury to animals. He faces up to 30 years in prison...
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Independent US Senate Candidate Can’t Be on Ballot

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Black Hawk resident trying to win the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Tim Johnson can’t be on the general election ballot. Secretary of State Jason Gant on Tuesday said independent candidate Clayton Walker won’t be on the ballot after his nominating petitions were successfully challenged. Walker...
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