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After finishing 4th in GOP Senate primary, SD candidate charged with perjury

A candidate who finished fourth in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in South Dakota was charged on Wednesday with violating campaign election laws, prosecutors said. Annette Bosworth, 42, a doctor from Sioux Falls, was charged with six counts each of perjury and filing false documents and accused…

GOP candidate rips ‘supposedly tolerant liberals’ in room covered by sexist graffiti

A long-shot Republican candidate from South Dakota graphically highlighted misogynist abuse she has endured while running for U.S. Senate in wide-ranging news conference. Annette Bosworth, a Sioux Falls physician, directed her campaign staff to compile a list of the hateful names and slurs she had been called by opponents on…

States push forward with new gun laws while Congress stalls

Three months after the mass shooting of 20 young children in a school in Connecticut, states across America are adopting starkly conflicting approaches to reducing gun violence. Colorado and New York are in the process of introducing some of the toughest gun controls the country has ever seen at local…

Police: Woman broke into home and tried breast feeding stranger’s baby

A woman in Brookings, South Dakota says she’s innocent after she was accused of breaking into a home and then trying to breast feed another woman’s infant. The two-month-old’s mother said she was awoken by her dogs at around 5 a.m. on Sunday and called 911 when she found Rebecca…

U.S. ‘pink slime’ factories shut down amid outcry

Three factories that made so-called “pink slime” beef filler have shut down since public outcry about the ammonia-treated substance began last month, The Associated Press reported Monday. Beef Products Inc. spokesman Craig Letch told AP that only one factory in the country, located in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, is still…

Native Americans threaten to confiscate Keystone Pipeline trucks

At least five Native Americans were arrested in South Dakota on Monday after a six-hour standoff that temporarily blockaded trucks from moving equipment thought to be destined for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Lakota activist Olowan Martinez told Raw Story that members of the tribe were working to obtain a restraining…

McGovern in stable condition after South Dakota fall

(Reuters) – George McGovern, the former U.S. senator from South Dakota and Democratic presidential candidate, was stable, alert and resting comfortably on Saturday in a South Dakota hospital after hitting his head in a fall, the hospital said. McGovern, 89, who ran as the Democratic Party candidate for president in…

George McGovern hospitalized after fall in South Dakota

(Reuters) – George McGovern, the longtime U.S. senator from South Dakota who ran as the Democratic Party candidate for president in 1972, was hospitalized on Friday in South Dakota after falling and striking his head. At the request of family members, few details were released by Avera McKennan Hospital &…

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