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SD Panel OKs Bill Against Dog Breed Specific Bans

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota panel has advanced a bill to keep cities from passing policies that target specific dog breeds. The debate on Thursday lasted over an hour, pitting property rights against local control. The House Local Government Committee voted 10-3 to approve the bill. It has already been approved by...
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SD Governor Cautious About Expanding Medicaid Himself

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he would be reluctant to expand the state’s Medicaid program without first getting the Legislature’s agreement. Daugaard last month asked federal officials to let South Dakota expand its Medicaid program in a way that would provide medical services to fewer people than envisioned in...
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Mobridge Area Chamber Tourism Committee Gets New Ride

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News)  The Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee is getting a new ride and it is called the “Walleye Wagon.” The new van has a picture wrap on it with a picture of the bridge and a large fish. The wrap was applied by Full-Throttle Graphics in Clark, S.D....
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SD Panel Kills Bill Against Radar Traffic Cameras

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota representative says she was disappointed to watch her bill prohibiting traffic cameras die by a narrow margin in a Senate committee. The bill would have kept local governments from using cameras with radar detectors to ticket drivers for speed and red light violations. Democrat Peggy Gibson of...
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