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SD Leads Nation In Native American Poverty Rate

South Dakota leads the nation in the percentage of Native Americans living below the poverty line, and more than half of the Native Americans in the state’s second largest city live in poverty, according to new U.S. Census data released Wednesday.


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SD Life Expectancy Grows Past Age 80

South Dakotans are living longer, and officials credit better medical care and better living habits.



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