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SD Urges Water Conservation in Missouri River

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials are urging the US Army Corps of Engineers to conserve water in Missouri River reservoirs as dry conditions limit water flows into the system. State officials planned to submit a letter at a meeting in Pierre that was canceled due to bad weather Wednesday. The letter recommending...
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South Dakota Governor’s Office Seeks Interns

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is inviting people to apply for fall 2013 governor’s office internships in Pierre. The paid positions run from early September through December. Interns get to learn about state government and prepare legislation to be introduced in the next session. Interns’ duties depend on interests and strengths. Typical...
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U.S. Attorney’s Office Says Former SD Teacher Sentenced for Sexual Abuse

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Rosebud man convicted of sexually abusing a child he helped teach at the town’s elementary school is heading to federal prison. Sixty-five-year-old Benjamin Murphy was sentenced this week to three years in custody to be followed by two years of supervised release. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says the...
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Representative Noem Hasn’t Decided on Possible Senate Run

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Representative Kristi Noem of South Dakota says she hasn’t decided yet whether to run for the Senate next year. In a telephone call with South Dakota news organizations, Noem noted Thursday that the 2014 primary is still more than a year away. She says she believes that gives her...
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