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Major Pierre Intersection to be Closed for a Few Hours May 28

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Motorists who frequent the area near the Euclid and Capitol Avenue intersection will want to note the intersection’s closure for a portion of one day next week. The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will place an asphalt overlay at that intersection next Wednesday morning. The DOT’s Pierre...
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Standing Rock Man Sentenced for Payment Scam

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has been sentenced to a year of probation and fined $500 for embezzlement and theft. Forty-six-year-old Dana Fast Horse was accused of a scam last October to illegally get a $4,000 government payment and split it with a woman he enlisted to...
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Dakotas Gas Prices Down Sharply From Year Ago

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Drivers in the Dakotas this Memorial Day are paying much less for gas than they were at the same time last year. AAA reports that the average price of a gallon of gas in North Dakota is down 67 cents from May 2013, and in South Dakota the average is...
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Physics Panel to Feds: Beam Some Neutrinos From Ill. to SD

WASHINGTON (AP) – A committee of physicists says the U.S. should build a billion-dollar project to beam ghostlike subatomic particles 800 miles underground from Chicago to South Dakota. That would help scientists understand these particles, called neutrinos, which zip right through us and pose a major puzzle for researchers. Steven Ritz of the University...
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