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Standard & Poor’s Gives SD Positive Outlook

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has changed its outlook on South Dakota’s credit rating for the better. Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Monday said the independent credit ratings firm revised its outlook from “stable” to “positive” on South Dakota’s AA+ rating. S&P cites the state’s fully-funded pension program among the reasons...
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SD Gets More Than $1M for Home Visiting Program

WASHINGTON (AP) – South Dakota has been awarded more than $1 million to expand a federal program that provides home health care visits to improve maternal and child health. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday announced the funding for the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program. Under the...
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Annette Bosworth Leaving Court June 30, 2014 (KGFX Photo0

Judge Allows Bosworth’s Attorney to Withdraw

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Hughes County judge has approved a motion by the attorney of former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth allowing him to withdraw from his client’s case. Bosworth is charged with six counts each of perjury and filing false documents, which carry a maximum punishment of 24 years in prison and...
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Mike Myers and Lora Hubbel (Photo from Mike Myers Twitter Account)

SD Governor Candidate Sues Secretary of State

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Independent candidate for governor Mike Myers is suing to try to force South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant to certify a new running mate. Myers picked Lora Hubbel as his running mate when his initial choice, Caitlin Collier, had family health issues. South Dakota law allows nominees of...
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