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Politics Color Governors’ Decisions on Medicaid

WASHINGTON (AP) – Partisan politics are coloring governors’ decisions on whether to expand Medicaid in their states. The question of whether more low-income people receive Medicaid coverage may have less to do with their need than with how their states vote in governors’ races. Medicaid is the government health insurance program for the poor....
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Attorney General Response on $550,000 Diversion of Funds to the Federal EB-5 Program

PIERRE, S.D  -  As Attorney General, I am disappointed to have read certain Editorials relating to the state’s investigation into the $550,000 diversion of funds to the federal EB-5 program.  Because it is uncharacteristic of reputable news sources to present inaccurate information to the public, I hope they take this opportunity to present accurate...
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Jury Finds Man Guilty of Simple Assault of a Law Officer and Theft in Onida Case

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) A former Onida resident was found guilty of Simple Assault of a Law Officer and Theft during a jury trial yesterday.  41-year-old Jimmy Wipf was originally charged with Aggravated Assault on a Law Officer and Petty Theft for an incident that took place June 1 in Onida.  Authorities were...
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South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier Maj. Murray Thompson, of Pierre, S.D., arrives at Rapid City Regional Airport Dec. 12, 2013 (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Beck)(RELEASED)

Pierre Soldier Arrives in SD Thursday Following Three Month Deployment to Afghanistan

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre soldier arrived back in South Dakota Thursday after serving a three-month deployment in Afghanistan with a South Carolina National Guard unit.  The South Dakota National Guard’s Public Affairs Office says that SD Guard Soldier Major Murray Thompson arrived at the Rapid City airport yesterday.  He had...
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