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Bishop Paul Swain

Sioux Falls Bishop Pleased with Choice for Pope

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls says the election of Pope Francis is recognition of the changing face of Catholicism. Pope Francis is the first pope from the Americas and the first Jesuit pope. Bishop Paul Swain in Sioux Falls says church membership is growing...
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No Jackpot Winner

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – None of the tickets sold for the Powerball game Wednesday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were: 05-09-28-32-38 Powerball: 29 Players matching all five numbers and the Powerball would have won or shared the $183 million jackpot. The prize goes to an estimated $216 million for Saturday. Tickets that...
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Company to Add 1,000 Tech Jobs in South Dakota

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard and a software services company announced Wednesday that 1,000 information technology jobs are coming to South Dakota as part of a growing effort to keep high-tech positions from being shipped overseas. Eagle Creek Software Services, which already has a location in Pierre, provides Web and app development...
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SD Wildlife Officials Clarify Dogs-and-Lions Bill

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota wildlife officials say some hunters are confused about a bill signed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard that appears to change state law allowing the use of dogs to hunt mountain lions. Officials tell the Rapid City Journal that the Game, Fish and Parks Commission already had the authority...
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