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SD Officials Say State GDP Up 1.9 Percent in 2012

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say a preliminary estimate indicates that the state’s gross domestic product rose by 1.9 percent last year. GDP statistics are released by the U.S. Commerce Department as a measure of comprehensive economic activity. GDP is the sum of all goods and services produced. Pat Costello, commissioner of...
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Residents, Staff Say Goodbye at Hosmer Home

HOSMER, S.D. (AP) – Financial woes are forcing a Hosmer nursing home to shut its doors, closing down the largest employer in town. The Hosmer Senior Citizens Home is closing July 15. For the past month, its residents have slowly been moving away, leaving for other facilities to call home. Administrator Jennifer Bohn tells...
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Fort Pierre Butterfly Collector Finds Subspecies

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Fort Pierre butterfly collector has helped identify a new subspecies. Gary Marrone tells the Capital Journal that he collected Mormon fritillaries in the Black Hills that looked different than those in Colorado and Wyoming. Marrone got the privilege of collaborating in the subspecies’ first scientific description and give it...
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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 02-11-22-26-32, Powerball: 19 Estimated jackpot: $60 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
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