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US Senate Debating Keystone XL Pipeline

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Senate is debating legislation to approve the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, which may be just shy of the votes it needs to pass. The upper chamber on Tuesday took up the pipeline, which was one of the issues that dominated the South Dakota U.S. Senate election decided earlier...
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Options Available for Those With Health Insurance Questions During Open Enrollment Period

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Marketplace Open Enrollment Period through the Affordable Care Act is now underway. Those needing health insurance for doctor visits, prescriptions and preventive care have until mid-February of next year to enroll for a new plan or to sign up. Last year, 13,000 individuals signed up for individual private...
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Former South Dakotan Taken Off Most Wanted List After Confirmation of His Death

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) The U.S. Marshals Service says a former South Dakotan who was on the Marshals’ 15 Most Wanted fugitives list is no longer being sought after his skull was discovered near a Texas facility from which he escaped last year.  The agency has now confirmed that a human skull found...
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Preparations Underway for 2014 Christmas at the Capitol Display

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Capitol is undergoing a transition this week as organizers prepare for this year’s Christmas at the Capitol holiday display. The two story South Dakota tree was brought into the building late last week and was donated by Gus and Joan Rysavy of Brandon.  The 37 foot...
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