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Tree-Lighting Ceremony Scheduled at SD Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The annual tree-lighting ceremony at the South Dakota Capitol has been scheduled for Tuesday. Nearly 100 trees have been decorated by volunteers from communities, schools, churches, nonprofit organizations and state government offices. The decorations for the largest of the trees placed in the rotunda were produced by South Dakota fourth-graders...
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Forecast: Warmer South Dakota Weekend..Then More Cold

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Temperatures over the next few days across much of South Dakota will feel spring-like after the recent cold snap. But the forecast says the above-freezing weather will give way to more cold by Monday. The National Weather Service state forecast for Friday through Sunday calls for highs in the...
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Mike Rounds September 29, 2014

Rounds Picks Committees, Has Immigration Concerns

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Republican Senator-elect Mike Rounds is expressing concerns over President Barack Obama’s expected administrative actions on immigration. Rounds on Thursday told reporters that Obama’s decision to act unilaterally will hurt his already damaged relationship with Congress. But, Rounds warned, he doesn’t expect lawmakers to use spending-bill tactics to shut down...
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21 Indian Reservations Joining Buyback Program

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – The federal government is doubling the number of American Indian communities involved in a $1.9 billion tribal lands consolidation program. Deputy Secretary of the Interior Mike Connor announced Thursday that 21 Indian communities in 12 states will join the land buyback program by 2017. That brings the number of locations...
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