FDA Takes Steps to Phase Out Antibiotics in Meat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat. Many cattle, hog and poultry producers give their animals antibiotics regularly to ensure that they are healthy and to make the animals grow...
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SD Files Brief in US Supreme Court Case on Guns

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota has joined with 26 other states in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in a U.S. Supreme Court case involving the sale of guns. Jackley says South Dakota allows private gun sales between law abiding citizens. He says the brief opposes the federal government’s attempt...
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Capital Area United Way Announces Changes to Annual Dancing with Stars Competition

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Capital Area United Way has announced that some major changes are coming to one of its annual events.  Executive Director Gloria Hanson says for the first time ever, a popular vote will determine the winner of the 2014 Capital Area United Way’s “Dancing with the Stars” competition.  Hanson...
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Grassland Coalition’s Annual Winter Road Show to Visit Four SD Cities Next Week

UNDATED – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Grassland Coalition will hold its annual Winter Road Show next week at four different locations.  Guest presenters at the meetings will be Jerry Doan and Gene Goven-both North Dakota producers-who will share their experiences with grassland management and value added agriculture.  The series of meetings start in Bison...
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