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SD Governor Promotes Support for People with Disabilities

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is recognizing workers who provide hands-on support and training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The governor says there are more than 3,700 direct support professionals who work with more than 4,000 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in programs across South Dakota. He...
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SD Congressional Delegation Like Syria Consult

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Members of South Dakota’s congressional delegation generally like President Obama’s decision to consult with Congress before carrying out military strikes against Syria. The president has said he will seek congressional backing for limited strikes against Syria for allegedly using chemical weapons. The Argus Leader reports that Democratic Sen. Tim...
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Pierre’s Subterranean Vaults Disappear

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The changes happening as part of the reconstruction of Dakota Avenue in Pierre go deeper than most drivers will notice. In some cases, 10 feet deeper. As the city rebuilds the street, it’s also taking the opportunity to fill in the numerous, decades-old subterranean vaults that exist along some of...
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SD Legislature Looks for Interns for 2014 Session

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature is looking for 22 college students to serve as interns during the 2014 legislative session that starts in January. Authorities say the internship program is designed so students can gain a better understanding of government processes while they provide assistance to state lawmakers. Interns help legislative...
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