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South Dakota Cattle on Feed Down Seven Percent

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals had 215,000 cattle on feed on June 1, down 7 percent from last year. The Agriculture Department says in its latest report that placements in feedlots during May totaled 39,000 head, up 11 percent from 2012. Marketings of fed...
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Boost for Cars or Bust? Ethanol Debate Heats Up

WASHINGTON (AP) – It’s a dilemma for drivers. Do they choose a gasoline that’s cheaper and cleaner even if, as opponents say, it could damage older cars and motorcycles? That’s the peril and promise of a high-ethanol blend of gasoline known as E15. The fuel contains 15 percent ethanol, well above the current 10...
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Panel in Rapid City to Examine Native American Representation

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The lack of Native American representation in media and advertising is the topic of a panel discussion next month at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Hosted by the American Advertising Federation, the panel will discuss the portrayal of American Indians in the media. A question-and-answer segment will...
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SD Vehicle Registration Fees Increasing

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The second phase of an increase in South Dakota’s vehicle registration fees will take effect on July 1. A law passed in 2011 raised vehicle registration fees in two phases. The first took effect in 2011, and the second takes effect this year. Money from vehicle registration fees, commonly called...
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