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Retired Army Officer Kicks Off US House Campaign

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A retired Army officer who served in Iraq has kicked off her campaign to seek the Democratic nomination to run for South Dakota’s lone seat in the U.S. House. KOTA-TV reports that Corinna Robinson officially began her campaign Monday by visiting with veterans and their families in Rapid City....
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Report Addresses Public Safety on Tribal Land

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – A commission formed as part of a law to combat crime on American Indian reservations is set to release a report on public safety in Indian Country. The Indian Law and Order Commission traveled around the country to hear from tribal leaders on criminal jurisdiction, courts, grant funding and other...
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Snow Reported in Parts of State Today

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Snow has been reported in parts of western South Dakota today. The National Weather Service says 1-2 inches of snow is expected in the region by Monday evening. The Rapid City Journal reports that the snow made Interstate 90 off ramps slick, and that some vehicles were in the...
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SD Tribal Leaders Seek Federal Foster Care Help

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Leaders of South Dakota’s nine Sioux tribes will be in Washington, D.C., this week to seek federal help to resolve allegations that the state removes too many Native American children from their homes and places them in foster care in non-Indian homes. The tribal officials allege that the state violates...
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