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Rounds Speaks About First Few Days in U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s new U.S. Senator Mike Rounds spoke with reporters yesterday–his first coordinated telephone conference call since being sworn into office this week.  Rounds, a Republican and former two-term governor, took the oath of office Tuesday in the nation’s capital.  Rounds will serve on the Armed Services Committee; the...
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Kimball Standoff Suspect Charged with Attempted Murder

KIMBALL, S.D. (AP) – A father and son have been formally charged in connection with a standoff near Kimball that put a trooper in the hospital. Prosecutors say 42-year-old Donald London is charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer. He’s in the Chamberlain...
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Last Day for Ticket Sales to Attend Evening Balls for 2015 Inaugural

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) There are only a few hours remaining to get tickets if you are interested in attending one or both of tomorrow evening’s formal balls in Pierre as part of the 2015 Inaugural celebration. Ticket sales close at 4:00 p.m. today for the Capitol Ball-at the State Capitol and for...
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Dakotas Lawmakers: Barrier to Keystone XL Pipeline Removed

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Members of Congress from the Dakotas say President Barack Obama has lost a reason to veto a measure authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline after Nebraska’s Supreme Court tossed a lawsuit challenging a proposed pipeline route. The decision upholds a 2012 law that allowed the governor to empower Canada-based TransCanada...
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