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SD Tourism Launches Fall Marketing Campaign

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – As fall approaches, South Dakota Tourism officials are shifting their focus to older leisure travelers and pheasant hunters. The Capital Journal reports that the fall months have grown in popularity in recent years as a good time to travel, especially for people 55 and older with no children in school....
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Magic Happens at the Muze in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A technical card game involving ogres, elves and other creatures is drawing mostly 20-somethings together twice a week in Pierre. It’s called “Magic: The Gathering” and it has a small but devoted following in the capital city. On Tuesday and Friday nights, about eight players gather around a few plain...
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Officials Say SD County Could be Facing Bankruptcy

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Officials in Bennett County say the county might go broke if residents vote down a measure to raise property taxes. Voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to opt out of a state-imposed tax limitation that caps a property tax increase at 2.1 percent next year....
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Krebs Seeking Nomination for SD Secretary of State

RENNER, S.D. (AP) – State Sen. Shantel Krebs is running for secretary of state in South Dakota. Krebs told attendees at the Lincoln County Lincoln-Reagan Day dinner Saturday night that she would be seeking the Republican nomination for the office in 2014. Krebs says she plans to make voting rights a top priority. She...
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