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Panel Rejects Prenatal Care for Non Citizens and Other Budget Changes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A plan to provide prenatal care to pregnant women who are not U.S. citizens was rejected Thursday by the South Dakota Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee. A separate bill that sought to provide health care for low-income women who are in the country illegally or on visas was killed last week...
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SD Legislature Works to Pass State Budget

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers are working to pass a budget and take care of other last-minute details as the main run of this year’s legislative session comes to a close. The Joint Appropriations Committee planned to finish work on the $4.3 billion state budget Friday so the House and Senate could...
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SD Legislature Approves Texting While Driving Ban

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – After years of debate on the issue, the South Dakota Legislature has finally approved a statewide ban on texting while driving. The state House voted 52-18 in favor of the measure on Thursday, while senators approved it by a 28-7 vote. The measure makes texting behind the wheel a petty...
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2014 Think and Drive-Stay Alive Coming to Riggs Theater and Dakota Radio Group Stations Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Join Pierre based stations of the Dakota Radio Group on Tuesday as we bring another broadcast of Think and Drive Stay Alive.  Once again, we’ll present the program before students from Riggs High School Theater.  The Dakota Radio Group has featured a number of different guests through Think and...
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