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Worries Of GOP Backlash Revive Party's Health Care Drive

WASHINGTON (AP) - A brew of political pressures is pumping fresh life into the last-gasp Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul. These include the party's increasingly impatient conservative base, incumbents' nightmares about primary challenges and wrathful presidential…

South Dakota Lawmaker Apologizes For Facebook Post

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Republican South Dakota legislator under fire for a Facebook post has apologized for a "lack of judgment." Rep. Lynne DiSanto of Box Elder shared a meme Sept. 7 depicting protesters being hit by a…

Iowa Supreme Court Hears $75 Traffic Ticket Case

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Supreme Court has taken the unusual move of hearing a small claims case stemming from a speeding ticket. The court Wednesday heard a case brought by 67-year-old Marla Leaf, who argued her constitutional…

Enrollment Up Slightly At South Dakota Public Universities

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Board of Regents says fall enrollment at the state's six public universities increased slightly compared to last year, up a third of one percent. The total number of students at the six universities…

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