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Government Shutdown’s Hit Magnified for Tribes

CROW AGENCY, Mont. (AP) – American Indian tribes have more than access to national parks on the line with the government shutdown, as federal funding has been cut off for crucial services including foster care payments, nutrition programs and financial assistance for the needy. On southeast Montana’s Crow Reservation, tribal leaders furloughed 316 workers...
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Eagle Butte Man Charged in Traffic Crash That Killed Woman

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say a South Dakota man has been charged in a traffic crash that killed a Rapid City woman. Twenty-six-year-old Cherron Sitting Crow was killed in a Monday evening crash near Hereford, and her 18-month-old son was injured. Sitting Crow was a passenger in a car driven by 27-year-old...
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Navigator: SD Residents Ask Insurance Questions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A coordinator helping to sign up South Dakotans for insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul says the federal marketplace website remains in high demand but people are getting through. Kim Jones of the South Dakota Navigator Coalition says she has taken several calls Wednesday and has set...
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SD Has Third West Nile Virus Death of the Year

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State health officials say a third person has died this year in South Dakota from the West Nile, a person in their 80′s from Brule County. The state Health Department says the state has recorded 122 cases of the mosquito-borne illness statewide in 2013. The two other deaths were a...
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