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East Coast Vacation Ad Places Mount Rushmore in ND

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The famous faces of Mount Rushmore remain in western South Dakota – not in North Dakota as one vacation mailer on the East Coast claims. The AAA advertisement for “Great American Vacations” features a postcard of the chiseled presidential visages of Jefferson, Lincoln, Washington and Teddy Roosevelt emblazoned with “North...
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Tribes Call for Lakota-Based Education

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Tribal members in South Dakota are calling for their own Lakota-based curriculum for students. The Rapid City Journal reports that education was one of the topics discussed at the final day of a three-day gathering of tribes in Rapid City. Tuffy Lunderman is a council representative for the Rosebud...
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Old Stained Glass in SD Capitol to be Restored

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Work will begin July 29 to restore the century-old stained glass in South Dakota’s state Capitol building in Pierre. The four large skylight installations in the Capitol rotunda dome, House and Senate chambers and above the grand staircase will be removed, restored and reinstalled in a project expected to be...
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House OKs Scaled-Down Farm Bill Sans Food Stamps

WASHINGTON (AP) – The House has passed a scaled-down version of a massive farm bill, putting off a fight over food stamp spending and giving Republican leaders a victory after a decisive defeat on the larger bill last month. The GOP leaders scrambled to get the bill to the floor Thursday and gather enough...
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