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Kerry: No Rush to Decide on Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State John Kerry says he won’t be pushed into making a decision on the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, despite pressure from Canada and other pipeline supporters for quick action. At a joint appearance Friday with Canada’s foreign affairs minister, Kerry said he has not received a crucial environmental report...
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SD Lawmakers Endorse Insurance Regulation Bills

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has endorsed a package of proposals aimed at improving state regulation of insurance companies and protecting the companies’ customers. The House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously Friday to send four bills to the full House for further debate. The proposals were drafted after reports that an...
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Wakpala Man Sentenced For Distribution Of A Controlled Substance

WAKPALA, S.D. – (SD State News) United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Wakpala, South Dakota, man convicted of Distribution of a Controlled Substance was sentenced on January 10, 2014, by U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann.Francis DuBray, age 24, was sentenced to 16 months in custody, 3 years of supervised release,...
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New Service at SDSHS Museum Using Smartphones to Improve Visitor Experience

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Museum visitors at the Cultural Heritage Center can now use their smartphones to get new information about nine different artifacts on display. The museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society recently added a free app that allows visitors to scan Quick Response codes (QR codes) at the entry...
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