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SD Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Stealing from Fire Department

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Mission man accused of stealing money and property from the St. Francis Volunteer Fire Department has been sentenced for larceny. Sixty-two-year-old Harvey LaPointe was sentenced to 1  1/2 years of probation and ordered to pay $4,900 in restitution for the thefts that occurred between August 2009 and December...
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SD Court Upholds Stop in Drunken Driving Case

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Supreme Court has upheld a South Dakota man’s conviction for drunken driving, ruling that a Highway Patrol trooper had sufficient reason to stop the man after seeing his pickup truck cross a lane marker on the side of the highway. Jason Hett was stopped by a trooper in...
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Suit Seeking Info on Missing Activist Filed in NY

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – A new lawsuit seeks information on the whereabouts of a civil rights worker who’s been missing since 1973. A Buffalo attorney filed the Freedom of Information suit in federal court in western New York. It seeks any Justice Department records having to do with Ray Robinson, who was last seen...
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ND Tops in Nation in Beer Shipments Per Capita-SD Rates 4th

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A new study shows that North Dakota is tops in the nation in beer shipments per capita, if age is taken into account. The analysis was done by the Beer Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing brewers, importers and suppliers. It found that nearly 46 gallons of beer were...
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