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Group Says SD Has Poorest Human Trafficking Laws

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A national advocacy group ranks South Dakota’s human trafficking laws as the weakest in the nation. The Washington, D.C.-based Polaris Project says South Dakota lacks safe harbor laws for underage victims, doesn’t require training on human trafficking for law officers, doesn’t seize assets obtained through trafficking, hasn’t lowered its...
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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game August 14, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 04-11-17-43-51, Powerball: 20 Estimated jackpot: $50 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
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Vote to Legalize Alcohol on SD’s Pine Ridge Passes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Native Americans on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have voted to end prohibition and legalize alcohol so the tribe can use the profits for education and treatment. A majority of voters on Tuesday approved the measure, but the outcome was left hanging because of 438 challenged ballots that...
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Regents Look to Freeze Tuition, Fees for Residents

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Regents wants to freeze tuition and fees for resident on-campus students in its 2015 budget proposal. The regents’ proposal would keep costs stable by increasing state funding to cover $4.6 million in expected expenses due to a rise in the costs of salaries, benefits...
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