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SD Payday Lender Targeted by Another Lawsuit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A payday lender being sued by the federal government for trying to use the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s sovereign status as a shield to conduct illegal financial dealings now also faces a federal civil class-action lawsuit. Pierre lawyer Wade Fischer filed the lawsuit last week. The Argus Leader newspaper...
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Groups Promote NDSU Official/Former South Dakotan For Surgeon General

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Two Native American groups are promoting the director of North Dakota State University’s master of public health program to become the next U.S. surgeon general. The National Indian Health Board and the National Congress of American Indians included Donald Warne as one of four nominees for the post. The list...
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SD Court System Launches Social Media Accounts

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Unified Judicial System is going social. The statewide court system has announced that is has started several social media accounts to make it easier for people to receive updates. The court system is now on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and YouTube. State Court Administrator Patricia Duggan says...
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Work Proceeding on Oahe Dam Emergency Spillway

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Work this summer is proceeding on the upstream side of the emergency spillway structure for Oahe Dam. The Capital Journal reports that the goal is to bring the channel back in step with its original design. The 2011 Missouri River flood nearly sent water over the spillway and down the...
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