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Keystone Bill Clears Senate Hurdle Despite Obama Veto threat

WASHINGTON (AP) – Legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline has cleared an initial hurdle in the Senate, a victory for Republicans newly in charge and now eager for a veto showdown with President Barack Obama. The vote was 63-32, three more than the 60 needed to advance the bill. The...
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Two Women Injured in One Vehicle Rollover Saturday West of Fort Pierre

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) An injury accident that happened in Stanley County Saturday night sent two local women to the hospital.  Lt. Doug Coughlin of the South Dakota Highway Patrol says the one vehicle rollover occurred Saturday night approximately 6:30 p.m. about fourteen miles west of Fort Pierre on U.S. Highway 14.   Coughlin...
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NWS Issues Wind Chill Advisory in Some Central & Eastern SD Counties

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says some areas of the state will be experiencing bitter wind chills again overnight.  The Weather Service in Aberdeen says an arctic high pressure will push east tonight, allowing southeast winds to increase.  The winds along with falling temperatures will bring bitter cold wind chills...
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Judge Rules SD Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge has declared South Dakota’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, but has stayed the decision pending appeal. U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier on Monday issued a summary judgment in favor of the six couples who filed the lawsuit. The federal complaint challenges both South Dakota’s ban on gay...
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