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Measure to Allow Minimum Wage to Decrease Fails in House

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A proposal that would allow South Dakota’s minimum wage to decrease in the event of negative inflation has failed in the state House. The full House on Tuesday voted not to approve the measure. The bill would have erased a provision from the voter-approved language that bars the minimum wage...
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Bill Legalizing Consumer-Direct Wine Shipping Going to Gov

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakotans looking to get their favorite out-of-state vintages shipped to their door are one step closer. The full Senate approved the bill Tuesday that would legalize consumer-direct wine shipping for South Dakotans. Under the bill, South Dakotans could buy up to 12 cases of wine per year directly from...
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House Approves Plan to Allow Concealed Carry Without Permit

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state House has approved a proposal that would allow people in South Dakota to carry a concealed pistol without a permit. The full House chamber on Tuesday voted to pass the measure that would remove the requirement for a concealed pistol permit from state law.
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2015 Wildland Fire Academy to be Held in March in Fort Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota Wildland Fire-in conjunction with a number of other organizations and agencies-will host a wildfire academy next month in Fort Pierre.  Classes are planned for March 25-29.  The event is set up as a way to provide training for volunteer fire departments and state and federal firefighters.  The...
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