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SD Legislature Calls for Balanced Federal Budget Amendment

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has approved a proposal that calls for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced federal budget. The South Dakota Senate voted 19-13 on Tuesday to approve the resolution, which was previously passed in the House. South Dakota joins 24 other states calling...
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SD US Attorney to Resign, Work for Private Firm

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A person with knowledge of the situation says the U.S. attorney for South Dakota plans to resign and open an office in Sioux Falls for a private law firm. The person, who was not authorized to publicly discuss the situation ahead of a formal statement, tells The Associated Press...
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Applications Being Taken for $50M Tech School Programs

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakotans and out-of-state residents interested in going to the state’s four technical institutes for in-demand jobs can now apply for part of $50 million in scholarship money. The Build Dakota Scholarship Board listed 54 program options within eight, high-need industry areas that will be covered in the first year....
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Canadian Diplomats, South Dakota Leaders to Mark Canada Day

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Canadian diplomats and South Dakota leaders will mark Canada Day at the state Capitol. Diplomats and members of the Alberta and Manitoba Legislative Assemblies will join South Dakota officials and lawmakers Wednesday in Pierre. Consul General Jamshed Merchant, who is Canada’s top diplomat in the Upper Midwest, is scheduled to...
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