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South Dakota Ranks Again in Top Ten in Listing of “Pro-Business States”

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota is once again being recognized as one of the top ten pro-business states.   For the tenth straight year, Pollina Corporate Real Estate rated the state in the top ten-with an eighth place ranking.  The Pollina Corporate Top 10 Pro-Business States study uses 32 factors to assess and...
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CACS Celebrates Milestone This Month

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Capital Area Counseling Service marks an anniversary this month, as the agency notes its 45th year of serving individuals and families struggling with addiction and mental health issues.  A press release from CACS says that a group of thirty Pierre and Fort Pierre community members first met in March...
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SD AG: Judges Upholding Blood Tests in DUI Cases

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota judges are generally upholding a state law that says anyone driving a vehicle is considered to have given consent to the testing of the amount of alcohol in that person’s blood. The U.S. Supreme Court in April ruled that police usually must...
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SD Man Challenges Life Sentence for Murder

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man serving a life prison sentence without possibility of parole for a slaying committed when he was 14-years-old is asking to be resentenced. Paul Dean Jensen Jr. argues that his sentence is illegal under a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued last year that banned mandatory life...
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