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SD House Passes Abortion Ban for Gender Selection

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has approved a bill that would ban abortions sought because of the gender of a fetus. Representatives voted 60-10 for the bill after sponsors said people from some Asian nations are aborting female fetuses because they want sons. They say the practice could spread to South...
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Nebraska Law That Allowed Keystone XL Struck Down

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A judge has struck down a Nebraska law that allowed the Keystone XL oil pipeline to proceed through the state. Lancaster County Judge Stephanie Stacy issued a ruling Wednesday that invalidated Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman’s approval of the route. Stacy says the decision should have been made by the Nebraska...
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Tuesday Accident Causes Damage to One Vehicle at Pierre Intersection

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An accident Tuesday resulted in damage to one vehicle, but no injuries.  Derald Gross, Detective Sergeant of the Pierre Police Department, says the accident occurred at the intersection of Pawnee Street and Sioux Avenue around noon Tuesday.  Gross says a small Saturn-brand car pulled up on the right side...
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Special Prosecutor in Pierre Murder Case Talks About Next Steps to Come

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG  News) The prosecutor in a Pierre teen’s murder case says he will continue working to prepare for trial-following yesterday’s ruling by a judge that 17-year-old Braiden McCahren’s case remain in adult court. McCahren is charged in the death of 16-year-old Dalton Williams in December of 2012 following a shooting at...
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