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SD Working With Tribe on Joint Parole Program

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State officials are working with the Sisseton-Wahpeton tribe to set up a joint program to supervise Native Americans released on parole from state prisons. State Corrections Secretary Dennis Kaemingk says state and tribal officials would cooperate in a pilot program to supervise Native Americans released on parole who plan to...
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Hearing on Tuesday in ‘Pink Slime’ Lawsuit

ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) – A judge is scheduled to hear oral arguments Tuesday in a motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit over ABC News’ coverage of a meat product that critics dub “pink slime.” The lawsuit filed by Beef Products Inc. was moved in June from federal court to circuit court. ABC is...
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Daugaard Inviting SD Businesses to Go to China

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard plans to travel to China again this spring and is inviting South Dakota business leaders to join him. His third trade mission to the country will include visits to Beijing and Shanghai. The governor’s office says preference will be given to companies in value-added agriculture, advanced manufacturing,...
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SDNG's 152nd CSSB at July 6, 2013 Deployment (Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Beck)(RELEASED)

Welcome Home Ceremony and Parade Planned Tuesday for SDNG’s 152nd CSSB

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota National Guard’s 152 Combat Sustainment Support Battalion will return to Pierre tomorrow following service in Afghanistan.  The unit was deployed July 6 and spent about four months overseas.  They returned to Fort Hood, Texas on December 10.  A welcome home ceremony is planned for the group...
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