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Special Olympics SD State Basketball Tournament Coming to Pierre Soon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre will host the Special Olympics SD State Basketball Tournament-March 14 and 15. Communities throughout the state bid to host the State Games on three year cycles. Pierre will be location for the 2014-2016 tournaments. Chuck Quinn of Oahe Inc. is helping coordinate the tournament and says the upcoming...
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AG’s Consumer Protection Division Participating in NCPW Through March 8

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Attorney General Marty Jackley’s Consumer Protection Division is joining with other agencies and organizations in noting the 16th annual National Consumer Protection Week this week.  NCPW is a campaign to encourage consumers across the country to take advantage of their consumer rights and make better informed decisions.  Jackley says...
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Legislative Panel Endorses Broadening Domestic Abuse Law

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative committee has approved a measure that would expand the state’s domestic abuse laws to cover dating couples who don’t live together. Current law defines domestic abuse as harm or the fear of harm committed by family or household members against spouses, former spouses, some relatives, people...
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SD Committee Deadlocks on Sex-Selection Abortion Ban

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota bill to ban sex-selective abortions will remain in committee after a 3-3 vote. The Senate Health and Human Services Committee’s action will allow the bill’s sponsors to address concerns. The bill would make abortions based on the fetus’ gender illegal. Physicians who perform such an abortion could...
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