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Lawmakers to Mull Minimum Wage, Nonstop Deadwood Drinking

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Lawmakers are set to consider measures to ban unborn infant beheading, carve out a youth minimum wage and allow drinking at all hours in Deadwood. The House Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday is expected to take up a proposal to prohibit physicians from beheading unborn infants. Rep. Isaac...
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ND, SD Tribal Leaders Plan Monument to Honor Code Talkers

STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) – Tribal leaders in the Dakotas are working together to build a monument to honor Native American code talkers. The code talkers were a group of American Indians who used their native languages to outwit the enemy and protect U.S. battlefield communications during World Wars I and II....
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Judge Orders Lower Brule Tribal Council to Hold Meeting

LOWER BRULE, S.D. (AP) – A tribal court judge has ordered the Lower Brule Sioux tribal council to hold a meeting in March. The council has not met for months because of disagreements among its members. The tribe’s constitution, however, mandates that council members gather once a month. The Mitchell Republic reports that Lower...
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SD Man Convicted of Sexually Abusing a Child Gets 3 Years

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man accused of sexually abusing a child in 2013 has been sentenced to 3 years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange has also sentenced 62-year-old Reginald Between Lodges to 5 years of supervised release. Between Lodges earlier pleaded guilty to abusive sexual contact with a...
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