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Johnson Says Process Should Play Out on Keystone

WASHINGTON (AP) – Retiring Sen. Tim Johnson says he currently believes the review process should play out before construction begins on the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The Senate is expected to vote next week on legislation that would allow construction on the Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline to move forward. But Johnson, a Democrat leaving office...
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Rounds Begins Orientation in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) – Newly elected Sen. Mike Rounds says his first days of Senate orientation have been a whirlwind – but nothing he didn’t expect. The former governor is in Washington this week going through new member orientation. Rounds won a four-way race to replace outgoing Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson last week. Rounds says...
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PFD Returns to Capitol Inn For a Short Time to Douse Hot Spot

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A few units with the Pierre Fire Department returned to the site of Tuesday’s fire at the Capitol Inn and Suites early this morning after heavy smoke was reported. The fire badly damaged the hotel and was first reported Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters from a handful of area departments were...
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American Red Cross Disaster Relief Vehicle November 12, 2014

Red Cross Has Multi-Agency Resource Center Open for Fire Victims at Methodist Church

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The American Red Cross has opened a Multi-Agency Resource Center for those impacted by Tuesday’s hotel fire in Pierre.  The center is open until 5:00 p.m. today at the United Methodist Church-the same location that the Red Cross has a shelter for fire victims.  Richard Smith, Executive Director for...
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