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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Upfront Card Fees

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal lawsuit that aimed to stop a watchdog agency from enforcing credit card rules limiting upfront fees has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier on Tuesday dismissed the suit by First Premier Bank and Premier Bankcard against the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its director, Richard...
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USDA Says Winter Wheat Prices Down One Cent from Last Month

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The April preliminary winter wheat price in South Dakota is down a penny from last month but up more than a dollar from a year ago. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that the price of $7.30 per bushel is down 1 cent from last month but up $1.13...
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Group Membership Fees Divide SD Lawmakers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Democrats say it’s inappropriate for the state to pay for lawmakers’ membership in an organization they believe is a conservative group dominated by Republicans and large corporations. Republicans say the American Legislative Exchange Council involves both parties, along with businesses, and is aimed at developing better policy. The...
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Former SD Clerk of Court Pleads Guilty to Theft

KENNEBEC, S.D. (AP) РA former clerk of court for Lyman County has admitted to stealing nearly $1,200 in fines paid by traffic violators. The Daily Republic newspaper reports that 58-year-old Denise Anderson has pleaded guilty to a grand theft charge. She faces up to 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine. Authorities say...
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