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UK government begins legal fight against ruling that could derail Brexit
Russia says to start talks with U.S. on Aleppo rebel withdrawal
Standing Rock Sioux chair: protesters can go home, hopes for Trump meeting
Christmas Store teaches children lesson of giving
Grain storage a concern in South Dakota heading into winter
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
No partner in sight, Twitter faces tough solo choices
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Winner takes second at KWLPG Invite
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
USD women fall to Wyoming in OT
Two Tigers compete at SDSU Holiday Open
Kernel gymnasts win SFW Invite
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Imogene Van Overschelde
Seth Horned Eagle, Jr.
Dennis Lloyd "Denny" Butler
Drew Allen Holter
Lila June Steiber
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Looking for just a little more time
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
November 4, 2016
LETTER: Clinton's goal is gun elimination
To the Editor: Should Clinton be elected, my gun-owning Democrat friends might take notice. Some of those friends carry shotguns and rifles in...
November 4, 2016 - 10:00am
July 9, 2016
After 'painful' week, Obama urges Americans not to despair over divisions
WARSAW/DALLAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to view the United States as being riven into opposing groups,...
July 9, 2016 - 7:07pm
July 5, 2016
New chapter of the gun-control showdown coming to the House
WASHINGTON - The House will vote on gun-control legislation this week as part of a broader package of counterterrorism measures, but it will...
July 5, 2016 - 4:12pm
June 30, 2016
House of Representatives reignites gun-control debate with planned vote
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, under mounting pressure to advance gun-control legislation, will...
June 30, 2016 - 4:31pm
June 22, 2016
Democrats disrupt House, stage protest
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rebellious Democrats disrupted the House's legislative work on Wednesday, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing...
June 22, 2016 - 12:50pm
Rounds: 'No one in Congress wants terrorists to have guns'
Sen. Mike Rounds is reviewing a proposal from a fellow Republican senator to ban gun sales to people on the no-fly and selectee lists, but he...
June 22, 2016 - 10:33am
June 21, 2016
Obama: senators 'failed the American people' on gun control
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House accused U.S. senators of a "shameful display of cowardice" on Tuesday and said they failed the American...
June 21, 2016 - 4:04pm
June 18, 2016
LETTER: America needs to envision different future
To the Editor: President Obama in his speech after the Orlando mass murder said it right: "We need to decide what kind of country we want to...
June 18, 2016 - 10:14am
June 15, 2016
Dem senator frustrated by inaction on guns begins filibuster
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator on Wednesday launched a filibuster to force a vote on gun control legislation three days after 49...
June 15, 2016 - 1:06pm
March 30, 2016
WILTZ: Current background checks are plenty thorough
It was about 48 years ago when Betsy and I drove to Olivet in order to change our voter registrations from Democrat to Independent. It probably had to do with gun control, as I had recently become of life member of the National Rifle Association. Politics-wise, we were like many young...
March 30, 2016 - 1:47pm
March 10, 2016
OUR VIEW: Firearm 'accidents' aren't really accidents
Why does it seem to take "accidents" for people to remember guns are extremely dangerous? Although we do report it as an "accidental shooting" or "hunting accident," as the authorities often refer to it, we feel the irresponsible discharge of a firearm should not be phrased as an...
March 10, 2016 - 10:10am
February 3, 2016
U.S. gun traders rush to set up new sites after Facebook firearms ban
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. gun traders are setting up new websites to arrange deals after Facebook Inc barred private gun sales on its platform. With gun rights and safety registering as a hot-button issue on the U.S. presidential campaign trail after several mass shootings last...
February 3, 2016 - 5:02pm
January 17, 2016
LETTER: Control, not guns, is the problem
To the Editor: Gun control is an emotional topic these days, but guns are not the problem. Control is the problem. Guns are a tool. Emotions are the wild card, and if you think this is just about guns, you just don't get it. Recently I was nervous as I read a sign posted at the front...
January 17, 2016 - 2:26pm
LETTER: Owning guns a right, not a privilege
To the Editor: The Daily Republic's editorial board, concerning the gun violence issue, stated that owning a gun was a privilege when in reality it is a right afforded by the Bill of Rights in the Second Amendment. The one thing that doesn't come up in this push to get a total background...
January 17, 2016 - 2:25pm
LETTER: Editorial on gun control was wrong
To the Editor: There's a lot wrong with The Daily Republic's editorial criticizing South Dakota's senators and congresswoman for their non-support of President Barack Obama's gun proposals. First, there were fewer than 9,000 gun murders in the U.S. The 30,000-plus figure in the editorial...
January 17, 2016 - 2:23pm