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SD Governor Mulling Fed Offer on Mount Rushmore

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is considering the federal government’s offer to let states use their own money to reopen some national parks like Mount Rushmore National Memorial that have been closed because of the government shutdown. But Daugaard’s chief of staff, Dusty Johnson, says the governor first has to...
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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game October 9, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 03-09-19-33-38, Powerball: 18 Estimated jackpot: $108 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
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Park Service Responds to Mount Rushmore Complaints

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The National Park Service is reopening to tourists a highway pull-out area that can be used to view Mount Rushmore, amid complaints that the agency is intentionally blocking viewing areas. The national memorial has been closed because of the federal government shutdown. The Rapid City Journal reports hundreds of...
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Nearly 9,000 Western SD Residents Without Power

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Nearly 9,000 customers still have no power after last weekend’s blizzard downed power lines and damaged equipment in western South Dakota. Black Hills Power says about 4,500 of its customers remain without electricity. The company has restored power to more than 23,000 since the storm. Mike Theis of Black Hills...
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