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Panel Passes Parental Consent Requirement for Minor Tanning

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative committee has approved a proposal that would require parental consent for minors to use indoor tanning beds at salons. The House Health and Human Services Committee voted 8-5 on Thursday for the plan, which originally would have banned minors from using a tanning facility at all. Republican Rep....
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College Students to Urge Against Concealed Weapons on Campus

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota college students plan to lobby lawmakers ahead of a potential state House vote on a measure that would allow people 21 years or older to carry a concealed weapon on the six public university’s campuses. South Dakota Student Federation Executive Director Jess Peterson said a group of students...
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Noem to Address SD Legislature at State Capitol in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Republican U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is expected to address the South Dakota Legislature at the state Capitol building in Pierre. Noem is scheduled to speak to state lawmakers on Thursday afternoon. South Dakota’s lone U.S. representative has hosted a town hall event in Sioux Falls this week to give an...
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House Votes Down Plan to Allow Concealed Weapons in Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has voted down a proposal that would allow people to carry concealed weapons in the state Capitol building. The House voted 45 to 24 on Wednesday against a plan that would remove the prohibition from state law. Republican Rep. Blaine Campbell of Rapid City says the...
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