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New Enrollment Period for Artists Hoping to Teach in Schools

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Arts Council says it has created a new enrollment period for artists interested in working at schools and with nonprofits. The Council says artists wanting to apply for the Artists in Schools and Communities program now have until April 15 in the spring to apply. The program...
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House Committee Set to Take Up Youth Minimum Wage Measure

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state House committee is expected to take up a proposal to exempt youth from the minimum wage hike to $8.50 that voters approved in November. The House Commerce and Energy Committee on Wednesday is scheduled to review the plan, which would carve out a $7.50 youth minimum wage. Republican...
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Arctic Front Brings Snow, Wind and Cold to the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The National Weather Service is cautioning residents of the Dakotas about heavy snow, wind and bitter cold as an arctic front moves through the region. The agency has issued winter weather advisories for snow in the northern Black Hills of South Dakota and much of the eastern part of that...
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House Approves Proposal to Overhaul Conflict-of-Interest Law

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The House has approved a proposal to overhaul conflict-of-interest laws for South Dakota public employees in response to the investment-for-visa scandal that dominated last year’s U.S. Senate race. The House on Tuesday voted 67-1 for the measure, which broadens state law to prohibit state employees or officers from directly benefiting...
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