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Pierre Teen Accused in Killing Can Get Out of Jail

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Pierre teen accused of killing a classmate will be released from jail.  Judge John Brown granted a defense request Monday to release 17-year-old Braiden McCahren on bond.  Authorities say 10 percent of the $250,000 bond already has been posted, so he could get out of jail Monday.  McCahren pleaded...
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Last-Minute Insurance Shoppers Given Grace Period

 CHICAGO (AP) – Monday’s deadline for signing up for insurance under the new health care law has effectively been extended through Tuesday in case of heavy demand on the government website.  Julie Bataille, a spokeswoman for the federal agency overseeing the Obama administration’s health overhaul, says the grace period is being offered to accommodate...
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Wildlife Photographer Talks About Trip to Mongolia

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota wildlife photographer says his latest assignment for National Geographic took him to southern Mongolia to capture images of an elusive bear.  The magazine will publish Joe Riis’ first full feature next year. Riis photographed the Gobi bear, as well as the researchers trying to follow the movement...
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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced For Assault With A Dangerous Weapon And Assault Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — (USDOJ) United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury was sentenced on December 19, 2013, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.Martin Garreau, age 19, was sentenced to 48 months...
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