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FAA, Air Force completing final work for airspace expansion

Via The Rapid City Journal PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Federal officials are completing the final work required on a newly approved aerial training area over the northern Plains, and military bombers could begin roaring overhead as soon as September. The U.S. Air Force could be able to begin using at least parts of the expanded […]

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South Dakota’s congressional leaders react to Obama’s tax proposal

Via KSFY Back in February, President Barack Obama released his budget proposal. In it, several tax proposals to improve finances for middle class families across the country. Monday, the president explained his plan to KSFY’s Nancy Naeve, detailing exactly how it would affect South Dakotans. In response, South Dakota’s members of congress said it’s a […]

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Loosening the belt on school lunches

Via The Mitchell Republic Legislation with South Dakota roots has been proposed in Congress to loosen the rules regarding school lunch standards. U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., has proposed the Reducing Federal Mandates on School Lunch Act, which is primarily targeted at reducing the sodium and whole grain requirements that school lunch programs have been […]

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Rep. Noem talks leadership with South Dakota high school students

Via NewsCenter 1 outh Dakota students are learning what it means to be a leader. U.S. Representative Kristi Noem spoke with high school students from across the state Wednesday afternoon at the second annual Lead Now! Youth Leadership Conference held at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Rapid City Mayor Sam Kooiker kicked […]

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Area high school students encouraged to be leaders in Rapid City youth conference

Via Rapid City Journal Google has created contact lenses that monitor blood-sugar levels. Reebok has developed a mesh hat that logs blows to athletes heads. And there’s a bracelet drone that can be deployed to take “selfies.” The three products are a scant few examples of so-called wearable technology, an industry that will only explode […]

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