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Attendees at March 2, 2013 Gun Rights Rally

Gun Rights Rally Held Saturday in Capitol Rotunda

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Capitol rotunda was the site Saturday of a second gun rights rally.  Saturday’s event followed a similar gathering that was held at the Capitol in January.  Speakers included State Representative Lance Russell of Hot Springs and Senator Jeff Monroe of Pierre; Nancy First of Rapid City-the South Dakota...
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SD Lawmakers Delay Decision on State Revenue

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature’s budget-writing committee has delayed a decision on how much revenue to expect for the rest of the current year and the budget year that begins July 1. The Joint Appropriations Committee had planned to make a formal decision Monday. But House Appropriations Chairman Fred Romkema of...
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PVFD Responds to Two Calls Over the Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department responded to two different calls over the weekend.  On Friday night, about ten p.m., firefighters were summoned to a home in the 500 block of South Pierce, where a passerby noted sparks coming from a residential chimney.  Firefighters found that there was no problem...
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House Panel to Discuss Development Incentives

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A House panel plans to discuss a wide-ranging plan aimed at luring large industrial projects to the state while also helping to bring smaller projects to South Dakota. The measure introduced last week would focus on providing tax breaks for large projects that the state otherwise might not attract. It...
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