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Noem, Robinson Debate Wage Increase Ideas

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Republican Rep. Kristi Noem and Democratic challenger Corinna Robinson outlined different ideas on how to increase wages in South Dakota during a debate in Rapid City. Robinson supports increasing the minimum wage. She carried petitions to get Initiated Measure 18 on the Nov. 4 ballot. It would raise...
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Outside Support Coming to S.D. for U.S. Senate Candidates

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota U.S. Senate candidates are bringing in top guns to campaign on their behalf as the race draws increasing national attention. U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin from Iowa participated in an event in support of Democratic candidate Rick Weiland Tuesday in Sioux Falls, while former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee...
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SD Governor Names New Tribal Relations Secretary

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has named the state’s new tribal relations secretary. Daugaard on Tuesday announced the appointment of Steve Emery. J.R. LaPlante resigned from the position in April to take a job as an assistant U.S. attorney in Sioux Falls. Emery has served as the chief judge of...
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Rounds Backed by Santorum for US Senate in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum has endorsed Republican candidate Mike Rounds for a South Dakota U.S. Senate seat. The Pierre Capital Journal reports Santorum, a former Republican presidential candidate from Pennsylvania, praised Rounds Tuesday in Rapid City as the keynote speaker of an event hosted by the conservative Family...
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