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Health Overhaul Critics Tread Lightly on Medicaid

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. John Thune and Rep. Kristi Noem are two of the federal health overhaul’s most consistent critics. But the South Dakota Republicans are mostly silent on a key provision of the law in their own state. Both Thune and Noem say they want the law repealed. But when asked this week...
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Mother and Son Die as Result of February Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A mother and her young son have died as the result of a two-vehicle crash late last month in Gregory County. The Highway Patrol says 1 1/2-year-old Adryan Jones died Wednesday in a Sioux Falls hospital. The boy’s mother, 21-year-old Sarah Mozley, of Gregory, died last Sunday from her...
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Economic Development Official Talks About NBP

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The head of South Dakota’s economic development agency says he believes a failed beef packing plant in Aberdeen will be up and running in a short time. Pat Costello talked with a legislative committee investigating the development agency and its involvement in issues relating to the failed Northern Beef Packers...
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Corps Says Repeat of 2011 Missouri River Flooding Unlikely

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Corps of Engineers official says the mountain snowpack in the Missouri River’s upper basin is close to levels seen before 2011 flooding on the river. But she says flooding this year is still far less likely. Jody Farhat with the corps says drought in 2012 has resulted in...
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