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South Dakota Officials Wrapping Up EB-5 Loose Ends

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The political fallout from South Dakota’s investment-for-visa scandal is likely over, but state officials are still investigating how to claw back roughly $1 million in public funds. A legislative audit committee has released a report that found that a former state official who committed suicide last year was solely...
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SD Flags to be at Half-Staff for Pearl Harbor Day

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Flags in South Dakota will fly at half-staff Sunday in honor of the attacks on Pearl Harbor 73 years ago that day. The directive from South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is in accordance with a presidential proclamation designating Sunday as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The flags will fly at...
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8 Western States Governors Meeting in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Eight Western U.S. governors and several top federal officials are in Las Vegas this weekend to talk about common problems and issues including energy, species like sage grouse, and drought. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is chairman of the Western Governors’ Association this year, and is hosting the association’s winter meetings...
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Preparations Continue for 2015 Reconstruction Work on Pierre Street

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre held an informational meeting Wednesday with downtown building tenants and property owners on next year’s planned construction project on Pierre Street between Sioux and Dakota Avenues. City Administrator Leon Schochenmaier says plans call for an upgrade on the aging infrastructure system beneath the street, along...
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