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Wither Twitter and South Dakota Politicians’ First Tweets?

(NPN) -- In celebration of the eighth birthday of the microblog/messenger service Twitter, they’ve made it easy for users to discover their own—or others’ first tweets.

While still a relatively new campaign and officeholder communication tool, many of the state’s major—and minor—politicians have jumped on the social media platform

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A Life Well Lived

" I got the call today, I didn't want to hear, but I knew that it would come."

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SUNSHINE WEEK: Most Sioux Falls Metro Area Schools Quickly – and Happily – Comply with Request for Budget

(NPN) -- School districts in the Sioux Falls metro area were almost unanimous in their quick responses and transparency in either sending or providing a link to their 2013-14 budgets.

Northern Plains News contacted the Sioux Falls, Harrisburg, Canton, Tea Area, Lennox, Brandon Valley, West Central, Tri-Valley, Dell Rapids, Parker and Garretson districts

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Sioux Falls Mayor’s Race Issues And Shameless Promotion on VPU

Discussion of issues in the upcoming Sioux Falls Mayoral Race, and plenty of shameless event promotion today(Friday) on Viewpoint University.

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Lists Of Smoking Related Diseases Continues To Grow

STUDY: South Dakotans Smoking More Smuggled Smokes

(NPN) -- Over 25 percent of all cigarettes smoked in South Dakota in 2012 were smuggled into the state and are untaxed by South Dakota, according to a study released by the Tax Foundation Wednesday.

Citing results from a Michigan think tank study, the Tax Foundation noted that 26 percent of all cigarettes smoked in South Dakota were smuggled

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Election Profile: Sioux Falls City Council Candidate Michelle Erpenbach

Michelle Erpenbach wants to continue representing the Central District on the Sioux Falls City Council despite the peaks and valleys.  “It’s our role on the City Council to make this the best place to live that we can.  I feel like I have more to do in the next four years.”

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68th Session Of The United Nations General Assembly Begins

Senator Thune Joins Letter to President Obama on Negotiating with Iran

(NPN) – South Dakota Republican Senator John Thune joined 82 of his U.S. Senate colleagues in a letter to President Barack Obama Tuesday outlining what they believe should define any final agreement with Iran on its nuclear weapons program

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Election Profile: Sioux Falls City Council Candidate Manny Steele

“I have a passion for working toward the good of the citizens.”  That is the initial response to the question of why Manny Steele wants to serve on the Sioux Falls City Council. 

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Greg Jamison
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Mayor Candidate Jamison Challenges Mayor On Ethics Issue

Mayoral Candidate Greg Jamison threw down a gauntlet at Mayor Huether's feet by creating and signing the "Mayor Integrity Trust Pledge" today(Tuesday)

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Scams, Ukraine, Local Politics, An Open House on VPU

Four guests will be on Viewpoint University today(Tuesday) discussing the Ukraine, scams, an open house, and a Sioux Falls City Council seat.

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