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Vote to Legalize Alcohol on SD’s Pine Ridge Passes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Native Americans on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have voted to end prohibition and legalize alcohol so the tribe can use the profits for education and treatment. A majority of voters on Tuesday approved the measure, but the outcome was left hanging because of 438 challenged ballots that...
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Regents Look to Freeze Tuition, Fees for Residents

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Regents wants to freeze tuition and fees for resident on-campus students in its 2015 budget proposal. The regents’ proposal would keep costs stable by increasing state funding to cover $4.6 million in expected expenses due to a rise in the costs of salaries, benefits...
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Chief Justice Reappoints SD Presiding Judges

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson has reappointed the presiding judges in the state’s seven judicial circuits. The presiding judges are administrative heads of their respective circuits. Gilbertson reappointed the presiding judges after he was recently elected by the other Supreme Court justices to a new four-year term...
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Pierre’s Dakota Radio Group Office Sees Staff Changes

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Dakota Radio Group is welcoming a few new employees and having to say farewell to one. The new morning voice on KGFX that you’ve been hearing is Scott Lane.  Scott is a Carrington, North Dakota native.  He learned about the broadcasting business from the Meyer School of Broadcasting...
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