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Daugaard Helps Save Jolene’s Law Task Force on Child Abuse

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Lawmakers and others fighting child sexual abuse in South Dakota have secured help from Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s administration to continue studying how to address the issue after a proposal to authorize the work faced a surprise defeat in the Legislature. Daugaard and members of Jolene’s Law Task Force said on...
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State GF&P Commission Proposing to Increase Elk Licenses

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission is proposing to allow more hunters to take elk in the Black Hills this season. The commission met in Pierre this week for its March meeting. Commissioners proposed increasing the number of firearm elk licenses to 930, up from 2014′s 630, for the...
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Panel Votes Down Measure Allowing More Municipal Sales Taxes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A House panel has voted down a measure to allow municipalities to temporarily collect up to an additional penny of sales tax for capital expenditures with local voters’ support. The House State Affairs Committee voted 7-6 to defeat the proposal, which advocates say would help city infrastructure and help communities...
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Dakota Radio Group Holds Forum on Walworth County Regional Jail Discussion

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) Yesterday, Dakota Radio Group held a forum regarding the discussion of the possibility of a new regional jail in Walworth County. Walworth County Sheriff Josh Boll and Walworth County commissioner Duane Martin participated in the forum. They each shared their views on the issue and took questions from callers. Commissioner...
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