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Britton to be 'Capital for Day'

PIERRE (AP) -- The northeastern South Dakota town of Britton will be the state's "Capital for a Day" in October.

Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Friday that Britton had been chosen to host the event on Oct. 3.

The governor and a group of state officials plan to tour the community and meet with citizens, business and community leaders.

Britton has about 4,600 people. It is the county seat of Marshall County.

Mayor David Kleinberg says the town is excited about the chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day.