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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assaulting Officer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An Eagle Butte man has been sentenced to one year in prison for assaulting an officer on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 37-year-old Cleveland Buckman was sentenced on Wednesday, after pleading guilty to assaulting, resisting and impeding a federal officer. Johnson says the assault...
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Crews Completing Capitol Stained Glass Project

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The last of the stained glass windows in a $3 million restoration project are being replaced at the South Dakota Capitol. The Capital Journal reports that the project is expected to be finished next week. The stained glass in the dome, the barrel vault above the grand staircase, and above...
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Committee to Read Rounds, Daugaard Answers on EB-5

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A legislative committee resumes its probe of the state’s involvement in the federal EB-5 investment program next week. The Government Operations and Audit Committee meets Wednesday in Pierre. Its members plan to look at written answers provided by former Gov. Mike Rounds and Gov. Dennis Daugaard on the program...
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SD Sees Increase in People Living in Poverty

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Census Bureau estimates show that South Dakota was one of 15 states that saw increases in the number of people living in poverty between 2012 and 2013. Bureau figures show that more than 115,400 people in South Dakota were living below the poverty line in 2013, ors 14.2 percent...
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