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SD Democrats Plan Ballot Measure to Boost Minimum Wage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Democratic Party and some labor unions are seeking a statewide public vote on a measure that would raise the state’s minimum wage. If the labor unions and Democratic Party collect at least 15,855 valid petition signatures before Nov. 4, next year’s general election ballot would include...
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No Jackpot Winner in the July 17, 2013 Drawing

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – None of the tickets sold for the Powerball game Wednesday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were: 01-22-34-38-42 Powerball: 17 Players matching all five numbers and the Powerball would have won or shared the $116 million jackpot. The prize goes to an estimated $141 million for Saturday. Tickets that...
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Pierre/Fort Pierre Historical Preservation Commission to Hold Cedar Hill Cemetery Tour Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today brings the Pierre/Fort Pierre Historical Commission’s annual Cedar Hill Cemetery Tour in Fort Pierre.  The historic cemetery tour drew about 125 visitors during a similar event last year-according to Gordon Koch of the local historical organization.  Koch says starting at 5:30 p.m., people can go to the Casey...
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Highway Safety Officials Start Push for Motorcycle Safety as Sturgis Rally Approaches

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) With the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally just a few weeks away, the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety is working extra hard to remind motorcyclists and motorists, both to be cautious on state roads.  Highway Safety Director Lee Axdahl says that so far this year, there have been about eight...
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