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Storms Cause Damage in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Storms packing strong winds caused damage in parts of South Dakota, but no injuries were immediately reported. Jim and Judy Holzwarth say a cabin on their property overlooking the Missouri River north of Pierre was destroyed by wind early Wednesday. No one was inside at the time. The National Weather...
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SD Work Group Will Review Consumer Protection Laws

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has appointed a panel to review the state’s consumer protection laws. Jackley says the work group includes state lawmakers, officials from state and local government agencies, law enforcement officers, business owners and representatives of some business associations. The attorney general says the group will...
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SD Law Limits Where 85-Octane Fuel Can be Sold

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State officials say motorists and gasoline retailers should remember that South Dakota law now limits where 85-octane fuel can be sold and requires cautionary labels on pumps that dispense the low-octane fuel. The law that took effect in March requires that pumps selling 85-octane fuel must carry a warning label...
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Court Setback for SD Teenage Murder Suspect

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A judge is granting prosecutors access to the psychological evaluation of a 17-year-old Pierre boy charged with murder. Defense attorneys say psychologists who questioned Braiden McCahren went too far, delving into the events surrounding the Dec. 18 fatal shooting of 16-year-old Dalton Williams. They say that violated McCahren’s constitutional rights,...
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