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South Dakota Stores See Sales Spike from Tax Break

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Some South Dakota businesses say they’re seeing an increase in sales because of a one-year tax break extension that allows farmers and ranchers to deduct equipment purchases from their 2014 taxes. President Barack Obama recently signed the tax break that’s available to most businesses for purchases of equipment. Businesses...
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Larry Pressler Accepts Post With Centrist Group

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Larry Pressler plans to work with a group that endorsed him in his unsuccessful bid for the U.S. Senate. He accepted an invitation to join the founder’s circle of the Centrist Project, which supports politically moderate candidates and ideas. He’ll be a volunteer part-time council member. Pressler served as...
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Weather, Politics Dominate South Dakota 2014 News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Rains and tornadoes were among the major events of 2014 in South Dakota, but it was a political storm that largely dominated the news. The state’s handling of the EB-5 investment-for-green-card program prompted several investigations but failed to impact any political contests. In one of them, former Gov. Mike...
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Grants Available to Help Fund Outdoor Educational Experiences

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Grant proposals will be accepted soon through a fund set up to honor a family well known to the outdoor community. Applications for grants through the Tony and Dar Dean Outdoor Education Fund will be accepted from January 1 through March 15 through the South Dakota Parks and Wildlife...
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