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Pierre Man Pleads Not Guilty to Mailing Chicken Feces

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A Pierre man has pleaded not guilty to sending chicken feces to the Dewey County treasurer. 49-year-old Tom Parsons entered the plea Friday in federal court. A trial date has not yet been set. Prosecutors say Parsons has been in a dispute with the county treasurer over vehicle registration....
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Military Given Free Admission at Heritage Center

   PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center is offering free admission to all active-duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  The center in Pierre is participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of...
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Program for young people with disabilities expands

   PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota program that provides employment training for young people with disabilities is expanding to Brookings. Project Search has been operating internship programs at Avera McKennan Health Care Systems in Sioux Falls and Aberdeen for three years. A third site will begin training students in August at South...
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Judge Declares Mistrial in South Dakota Figure Skating Case

  RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A judge has declared a mistrial in the lawsuit a Rapid City man launched against his daughters’ figure skating coach.  After deliberating for almost seven hours on Thursday, the jury returned to work Friday morning for two hours only to tell Circuit Judge Robert Mandel they could not...
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