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ND, SD Universities Get Bioprocessing Grant

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Four universities in North Dakota and South Dakota have been awarded a $6 million grant to establish a research consortium that will study the use of a plant material to replace petrochemicals. The National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research has awarded funding for North Dakota State University,...
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Public Vote Set on Legalizing Booze on Pine Ridge

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – The Oglala Sioux Tribe Election Commission has scheduled a vote on legalizing alcohol on the dry Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The special election is set for Tuesday, Aug. 13. The Tribal Council in June approved a public referendum on whether to legalize alcohol on the southern South Dakota reservation,...
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SD Raw Milk Supporters Oppose State Rules on Sale

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Raw milk producers and their customers have once again asked South Dakota officials to scrap rules they argue would impose too many restrictions on the production and sale of unpasteurized milk. At a hearing in Pierre, farmers who produce raw milk said the proposed rules would be too stringent. They...
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SD AG Seeks Authority From Congress Over Prostitution Websites

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley and his counterparts in nearly every other state want Congress to amend a federal law to allow state prosecution of websites that advertise prostitution. Jackley and attorneys general have written a letter asking Congress to amend the Communications Decency Act of 1996. The...
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