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Inmates helping with storm cleanup at Canton
Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

CANTON (AP) — Fifty minimum-security prisoners and five staff members from the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls are helping with cleanup from last week's severe storms.

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Gov. Dennis Daugaard authorized the inmates and staff to help out, and on Tuesday they headed to the Canton area in southeastern South Dakota.

The area got more than 8 inches of rain on June 16. Flooding affected both road and rail traffic.

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