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SD Department of Tourism to Once Again Have Float in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

UNDATED – (DRG News) Once again this year, South Dakota’s Department of Tourism will participate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  The theme for the Tourism Department’s float will be “Mount Rushmore’s American Pride”.  A group that toured with Taylor Swift-the band NEEDTOBREATHE-will perform on the state’s float.  Estimates are...
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Highway Patrol Troopers on South Dakota Roadways for Operation Safe Thanksgiving

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Highway Patrol reminds motorists that its troopers will be out in force today as part of a statewide, high-visibility effort to encourage travelers to drive safely.  Since the number of motorists on the state’s roads will see an uptick over the holiday weekend, most uniformed troopers across...
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Hospital, SD Settle Over Improper Medicaid Claims

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota hospital and the state’s attorney general have reached a settlement over improper Medicaid claims. Attorney General Marty Jackley says Avera Gregory Hospital has paid the state nearly $85,000 under the agreement. He adds that the Medicaid program will be fully reimbursed for the covered claims. The state...
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Pierre Chooses Aerodynamics Inc. for Air Service

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A regional airline based in Ohio is the choice of city leaders in Pierre to provide air service to South Dakota’s capital city. The Pierre City Commission on Tuesday voted to recommend Aerodynamics Inc. of Beachwood, Ohio, to provide flights through the Essential Air Service federal subsidy program. The federal...
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