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Governor to Talk Transportation Funding in State of State

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is slated to kick off South Dakota’s upcoming legislative session with a State of the State address that will highlight issues ranging from road and bridge funding to workforce development initiatives. Lawmakers will gather at the state Capitol on Tuesday for the beginning of the 2015 session....
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Trooper Wounded in Kimball Shooting Released from Hospital

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper wounded during a standoff near Kimball has been released from the hospital. Sgt. John Koenig was shot by a rifle last week in the arm and the side when he responded to a report of a person threatening law enforcement officers. The 28-year veteran...
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Keystone Bill Clears Senate Hurdle Despite Obama Veto threat

WASHINGTON (AP) – Legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline has cleared an initial hurdle in the Senate, a victory for Republicans newly in charge and now eager for a veto showdown with President Barack Obama. The vote was 63-32, three more than the 60 needed to advance the bill. The...
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Two Women Injured in One Vehicle Rollover Saturday West of Fort Pierre

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) An injury accident that happened in Stanley County Saturday night sent two local women to the hospital.  Lt. Doug Coughlin of the South Dakota Highway Patrol says the one vehicle rollover occurred Saturday night approximately 6:30 p.m. about fourteen miles west of Fort Pierre on U.S. Highway 14.   Coughlin...
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