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Statewide Pledge of Allegiance bill passes

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PIERRE -- A requirement that South Dakota schools give students time each day to salute the U.S. flag and recite the Pledge of Allegiance won final legislative approval Tuesday.


Senators voted 35-0 for the measure. The House of Representatives had approved it 70-0 two weeks ago.

Next stop is the desk of Gov. Dennis Daugaard for his decision whether to sign it into law.

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