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South Dakota Keystone Re-Approval Draws Skepticism

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Three times more individuals and groups than four years ago want to have a say in South Dakota’s decision whether to re-approve part of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run through the state if it is ever built, according to filings with the state. Nearly 45 applications have...
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Weiland: DSCC Ads Are Hurting My Campaign

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Democratic Senate nominee Rick Weiland says ads by national Democrats are too negative and actually designed to boost an independent in the race. Weiland says he wants Senate Democrats’ campaign arm to run positive ads. Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee ads have attacked the Republican nominee, former Gov....
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Capitol Lighting Ceremony Held Sunday for Pancreatic Cancer Victims

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A lighting ceremony and remembrance event was held yesterday at the State Capitol-for those who have had or are currently fighting pancreatic cancer. PurpleLight South Dakota-Pierre took place in the Rotunda of the Capitol Sunday evening. It was organized to bring attention to the fight against pancreatic cancer and...
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Semi-Truck Collides with Pierre Train Viaduct and Sustains $25,000 Damage

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A semi-truck was damaged Saturday morning after a collision with Pierre’s train viaduct. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says the accident was reported about 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning. He says the oversized northbound rig hit the bridge as it tried to pass underneath. The driver, Darren Nelson of Duncan,...
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