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Officials Talk About Transfer Hearing Ruling in McCahren Case

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A judge ruled Friday that the case of a Pierre teen charged in the murder of another teen will be retained in circuit court instead of being moved into a juvenile court setting.  17-year-old Braiden McCahren is charged in the shooting death of 16-year-old Dalton Williams last December.  The...
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Official Warns Against Insurance Subsidy Cheating

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal official says people should not cheat when they apply for health insurance subsidies under the nation’s health care overhaul. Uninsured people will be able to seek insurance under the new health insurance exchange beginning Oct. 1. They will have to declare their income to determine if they...
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SD Wounded Knee Museum Reopens a Year After Fire

WALL, S.D. (AP) – A year after a fire destroyed the Wounded Knee Museum in Wall, it has reopened in a new location in the western South Dakota city. An electrical malfunction was blamed for the Sept. 2, 2012, fire the destroyed the museum and also took 30 museum exhibits linked to the Wounded...
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Senator Tim Rave Elected Majority Leader of SD Senate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Republican state Sen. Tim Rave of Baltic has been elected the new majority leader of the South Dakota Senate. The Argus Leader reports that Senate Republicans on Saturday elected Rave to be majority leader. Rave replaces Sen. Russell Olson of Wentworth, who has resigned from the Legislature to take...
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