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December 11, 2017
Some area leaders question homeless campus in Rapid City
December 11, 2017 - 11:20am
December 9, 2017
Presho City Council denies vacation of road for school expansion
December 9, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 8, 2017
FEC: Former Sen. Tim Johnson has $800K in leftover funds
December 8, 2017 - 3:37pm
FILE — Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) and fellow Republicans rally against a Democratic health insurance reform bill, outside Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 17, 2009. Franks, one of the most ardent conservatives in Congress, was planning to resign from Congress on Dec. 7, 2017, according to a Republican official familiar with his decision. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Rep. Trent Franks, facing ethics investigation, says he will resign immediately
December 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
Dina Powell, the deputy national security adviser, before a news conference with President Donald Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 12, 2017. (Al Drago/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser, to depart White House
December 8, 2017 - 12:47pm
Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., seen in May 2013 in Washington, D.C., has resigned effective Jan. 31. Washington Post photo by Matt McClain
Arizona Rep. Franks to resign, says he asked female staff to bear his child
December 8, 2017 - 7:06am
December 7, 2017
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) was the first in what would become a chorus of Democratic senators to call for their Franken following sexual misconduct allegations. Tom Brenner / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Franken denies some allegations, but plans resignation from U.S. Senate 'in a few weeks'
December 7, 2017 - 3:45pm
Sioux Falls official seeks apology over project testimony
December 7, 2017 - 2:56pm
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
December 7, 2017 - 10:35am
FILE-- The newly reopened American Embassy in Havana, July 20, 2015. (Meridith Kohut/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Chirps, hums and phantom noises - how bizarre events in Cuba changed embassy workers' brains
December 7, 2017 - 8:26am
December 6, 2017
Officials trapping bobcats to determine population
December 6, 2017 - 5:43pm
State House Republicans nominate new speaker pro tempore
December 6, 2017 - 5:41pm
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) arrives for a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 29, 2017. A half-dozen Democratic senators, all women, called for Franken's resignation on Dec. 6 after a sixth woman came forward to charge that he had made an improper advance on her. Al Drago/ copyright 2017 The New York Times
Senate Democrats call on Franken to resign
December 6, 2017 - 11:18am
A guide leads American tourists near the Dome of the Rock in the Old City of Jerusalem, Dec. 6, 2017. President Trump plans to name Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday, upending nearly seven decades of American foreign policy. Uriel Sinai / copyright 2017 The New York Times
'It's catastrophic:' US allies reject Trump's expected Jerusalem pronouncement
December 6, 2017 - 10:27am