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SD Measure Would Add Games in Deadwood Casinos

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Senate committee is considering a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow Deadwood casinos to offer roulette, keno and craps. The House has already approved the measure that would put the proposal to a statewide vote on the November ballot. Deadwood casinos now offer slot machines, poker and...
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SD Senate Supports Rail Rehabilitation Project

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Senate has approved a measure that seeks to repair a state-owned rail line between Chamberlain and Reliance in central South Dakota. The bill originally sought $6 million. But before senators passed the bill and sent it to the House, they changed it so it would spend only $1....
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SD Senate Bans Sale of E-Cigarettes to Minors

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has passed a measure that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that resemble traditional cigarettes. They heat a liquid solution, creating vapor that users inhale to get nicotine without the smoke of regular cigarettes. The bill could classify e-cigarettes...
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SD Senate Passes Bills to Fund Development Program

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has approved Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s plan to use a windfall in unclaimed property payments to finance the state’s new economic development program. The bill will use $30 million from unclaimed bank accounts and other assets to finance the Building South Dakota Fund, which provides loans and...
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