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Judge Denies a Request in Pierre Shooting Death Case

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Attorneys representing a Pierre teenager accused of killing another teen will not be allowed to interview a key witness in the case.  Sixteen-year-old Braiden McCahren has pleaded not guilty to murder in the shooting death last Dec. 18 of 16-year-old Dalton Williams in the McCahren home. McCahren is accused...
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Frank Farrar

Former Governor Wins Gubernatorial Buttons

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former Governor Frank Farrar has won a collection of gubernatorial inaugural ball buttons representing nearly eight decades of South Dakota politics.  The collection was raffled off as a fundraiser for the Hughes and Stanley County Republicans. Former state Sen. Homer Harding donated the 49-button set.  Harding spent years amassing...
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Confederate Flag Removed from Hot Springs VA Hospital

  HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Officials at the Veterans Affairs medical center in Hot Springs have removed a Confederate flag from a historical display after some patients complained. VA Black Hills Health Care System Director Steve DiStasio tells the Rapid City Journal that he will meet with the veterans next week to talk...
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Day of Remembrance Tomorrow in South Dakota

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared Friday “A Day of Remembrance” to honor Gov. George S. Mickelson and seven others who died in a plane crash 20 years ago.  The eight men were returning from Cincinnati at the time of the crash. They had traveled there to save the John...
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