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South Dakota High School Students Earn Dual Credit

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Education says almost 780 high school students have enrolled in the state’s reduced-cost dual credit program to earn credit at public universities and technical schools. The board heard a report Monday that shows the juniors and seniors are on track to earn more than 4,000...
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Mother of Inmate Killed in Penitentiary Comments on Her Son’s Death

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The mother of a convicted murderer whose death was ruled a homicide Monday says he was her second and only remaining son to die. The body of 37-year-old Kent Davidson was found in his cell at the state penitentiary in Sioux Falls a week ago. The state Attorney General’s office...
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SD Board Adopts New Physical Education Standards

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Education has adopted a new set of physical education standards that are meant to encourage students to maintain physically active lifestyles. The board during its Monday meeting in Rapid City also discussed proposed science criteria. The physical education standards at the elementary school level...
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All Statehood Celebration Event Tickets Reserved

PIERRE, S.D. – (From the Office of Governor Dennis Daugaard) All of the tickets for seating at the upcoming Statehood Celebration and South Dakota Symphony Orchestra performance in the State Capitol have been reserved. The free tickets for seating on the second floor of the Capitol became available at 8 a.m. CDT on Monday, Sept....
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