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Justice Applauds Signing of Rural Lawyer Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Chief Justice David Gilbertson says a new law that gives incentives to lawyers willing to work in rural areas of the state will help more residents have access to legal services. Gilbertson says the signing of House Bill 1096 into law last week makes South Dakota the first...
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SD Ag in the Classroom Will Name Teacher of Year

MILLER, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Agriculture in the Classroom organization is seeking nominations for its teacher of the year award. The award recognizes a teacher who integrates agricultural concepts into non-agricultural classes in kindergarten through 8th grade. The organization says teachers competing for the award must use agricultural information to help students...
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SD Legislature Holds Final Day of Annual Session

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota legislative leaders expect a short working session when lawmakers meet for the final day of this year’s legislative session. The main item facing the Legislature on Monday is Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s veto of a measure that would increase a fee imposed to fund the state’s inspection of commercial...
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Flu Claims Another Life in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) РThe Department of Health says another South Dakota resident has died of influenza-related causes last week. The Rapid City Journal reports that the latest death brings the total number of deaths for this flu season to 36. Two of those deaths have been pediatric patients, and 11 percent of them...
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