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Judge Hears Argument on SD Gay Marriage Lawsuit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge heard arguments on South Dakota’s request to throw out a lawsuit challenging its ban on gay marriage but will file her decision later. The state argues Judge Karen Schreier should dismiss the lawsuit because the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals earlier affirmed Nebraska’s ban on...
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Jackson County to Open Satellite Voting Office

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Jackson County officials have agreed to open a satellite office for voter registration and early voting in Wanblee. Four Pine Ridge Indian Reservation residents have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Jackson County doesn’t give equal voting access to American Indians. They say it’s a hardship to drive to Kadoka...
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Pierre Police & Other Responders Help Pierre Female in Incident at Train Bridge Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre female was taken into protective custody Thursday night following an incident that occurred at the train bridge between Pierre and Fort Pierre. Pierre Police Captain Derald Gross says a person called dispatchers about 7:40 p.m. saying they were going to jump off the train bridge. Gross says...
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PFD Called to Check Electrical Odor at Downtown Pierre Business

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department spent about thirty minutes at a Pierre business last night-where an electrical smell was noted. Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul says the Longbranch in downtown Pierre reported an electrical odor in the business about 10:15 p.m. After investigation by firefighters, Paul says crews determined an...
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