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Media Poll Shows Wide Support for ‘Patient Choice’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakotans who answered a poll indicated strong approval for the so-called patient choice act on next week’s ballot. The survey done by KELO-TV and the Argus Leader shows Initiated Measure 17 has support from statewide voters by a 55-28 percent margin. Seventeen percent were undecided. Mason-Dixon Polling &...
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Group to Spend $255,000 on TV Ads Backing Weiland

WASHINGTON (AP) – An outside group plans to spend an additional $255,000 on ads in the final days of the South Dakota Senate race in an effort to boost Democrat Rick Weiland and attack independent candidate Larry Pressler. Every Voice Action said Wednesday it would air a new ad statewide through Election Day. The...
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Independent US Senator Endorses Larry Pressler

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Larry Pressler has picked up the endorsement of Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King. King says Pressler would “build bridges between Democrats and Republicans” who wants to help his state. King is a former governor of Maine. Pressler has served as a Republican congressman and senator and is running against...
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SD Poll: 60 Percent Support for Keystone Pipeline

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A scientific poll done by two media organizations found wide support among South Dakotans for the Keystone XL pipeline. The statewide survey commissioned by the Argus Leader and KELO-TV shows 60 percent backing for the project, with 30 percent opposed and 10 percent undecided. The TransCanada Corp. project would...
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