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Powerball Jackpot Balloons to $360M in Weeks

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The Powerball jackpot has ballooned to $360 million in a matter of weeks, a jump that’s propelled it to be the third largest Powerball jackpot and the seventh largest jackpot in history. Lottery officials say the “cross-selling” of Powerball and Mega Millions tickets, as well as a game redesign...
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SD Part of National Settlement with Drug Company

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota will get more than $1 million as its share of a national settlement with a pharmaceutical manufacturer that allegedly distributed substandard drugs. Jackley says South Dakota joined with other states and the federal government in a $500 million dollar settlement to resolve allegations...
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Budget Cuts to Reduce Unemployment Benefits

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota will be reducing extended unemployment compensation benefits by nearly 17 percent as part of federal budget cuts. The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation says the benefits will be reduced by 16.8 percent. It affects all claimants filing for benefits beginning the week of June 2 and...
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Organizations With Storm Damage Eligible for SBA Loans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Small Business Administration says low-interest federal disaster loans are available to certain private, nonprofit organizations in South Dakota because of an April winter snowstorm. SBA Administrator Karen Mills says organizations that provide essential governmental services in Douglas, Hutchinson, Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, Shannon and Turner counties are eligible for...
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