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11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL

WASHINGTON (AP) – Eleven Senate Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May. The senators say the five-year review of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline that would pass through South Dakota has been “exhaustive” and taken longer than reasonably justified. The letter sent Thursday says approval...
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South Dakota Perspective to be Aired Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday, join the Dakota News Network for the April broadcast of the monthly program “South Dakota Perspective”.   South Dakota Perspective starts at 2:05 p.m. and this month, the guest for the first portion of the program will be South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard.  Joining us about 2:30 p.m., we’ll...
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FPFD Called to Pickup Fire Wednesday Along Bad River Road

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Fire Department spent over an hour yesterday at the site of a vehicle fire along Bad River Road.  Fort Pierre Fire Chief Rick Cronin says crews were told that a pickup was on fire about 1:20 p.m. south of Wendte.  He says the truck was...
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Woman Arrested Tuesday Following Report of Theft at a Pierre Business

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman was arrested Tuesday after a theft was reported at a Pierre business Monday.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were contacted about the theft in the 200 block of North Euclid Avenue late Monday afternoon.  On Tuesday, they arrested 22-year-old Regina Maynard.  Blemaster alleges that...
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