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Candidates Make Final Push Ahead of Primary

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A former governor, two state lawmakers and two political newcomers are making their final pitches to South Dakota voters as they vie for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Tim Johnson. Former Gov. Mike Rounds, state Sen. Larry Rhoden, state Rep. Stace...
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November Ballot Measure Explanations Posted

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakotans won’t vote on any ballot questions in Tuesday’s primary but will decide three measures in the November general election. Attorney General Marty Jackley has released the explanations of those issues and they’re posted on Secretary of State Jason Gant’s website at Initiated Measure 17 would require health...
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Historical Society to Host Music, Design Webcast

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State Historical Society is hosting a webcast that explores how popular music and design influenced culture and lifestyle between the 1960s and 1980s. The program sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution will be broadcast June 8 at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. The webcast is part of...
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Chief Justice Says Drug, DUI Courts Experiencing Growth Spurt

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s drug and DUI courts are expanding and new programs are popping up. State Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson hopes to see these courts in every city that can support them. The first drug court in the nation launched 25 years ago in Florida. South Dakota’s first such...
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