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Kraft Foods Recalls Velveeta in Several States Including SD

NEW YORK (AP) – Kraft is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese lacks the proper amount of preservatives. Insufficient levels of sorbic acid has led to the recall of 260 cases of Velveeta original pasteurized recipe cheese product because it could...
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Republican Convention Opens in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Republican Party says it expects record attendance at its state convention that opened Thursday in Rapid City. More than 400 delegates are certified to vote and 150 guests are also attending. The party says GOP leaders taking part in the convention include U.S. Sen. John Thune,...
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NWS Says Wessington Springs Tornado Rated EF-2

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) – The National Weather Service says the tornado that destroyed homes and businesses and injured one person in Wessington Springs has been rated as an EF-2. Meteorologist Sally Johnson in Sioux Falls says the twister was on the ground for about 40 minutes Wednesday night and its winds peaked at...
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Pressler Files Brief Supporting Gay Marriage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler has filed a brief in federal court in support of couples that are seeking to repeal the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. Six South Dakota couples filed a federal lawsuit challenging South Dakota’s ban last month. The federal complaint filed in Sioux Falls challenges...
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