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  1. SD House committee approves Deadwood gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The House State Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted 10-3 to approve the proposal to allow keno, craps and roulette in the historic mining town. The measure has already passed through the Senate and now heads to the House floor.

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  2. Mayor believes booze bill makes Deadwood uniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A bill in the South Dakota Legislature will allow bars in Deadwood to serve alcohol 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the exception of Christmas. The purpose, according to Mayor Chuck Turbiville, is to make the gambling town more competitive.

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  3. Canadian bighorn sheep transplanted near DeadwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The trailer doors opened at dawn atop a steep hillside just off Two Bit Road near Deadwood. Twenty-six bighorn sheep finally were able stretch their legs after a 1,300 mile haul from Alberta, Canada.

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  4. Deadwood casinos end 2014 in black, but only slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    It wasn't a great year for Deadwood's casino industry but hey ... they ended in with a profit; small but a profit nonetheless. In a report released Wednesday, Deadwood gaming revenue was up 1 percent last year when compared with 2013.

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  5. Historic Deadwood house getting new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The 1890 Fountain House, which is currently adjacent to "Cadillac Jacks" has gotten the green light from the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission to move across town to the lot at 11 Charles Street. The new location is next to the former Pizza Hut and will remain part of the Deadwood National Historical Landmark District.

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  6. Old coins 'open door' to Deadwood's Chinatown historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Remember those old Chinese coins that were discovered beneath the city's Lower Main Street during an archeological dig? Last spring they were shipped to a lab in Maryland for preservation. Now, they're back home and archivist Mike Runge said the coins open a door to Deadwood's Chinatown history.

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  7. Winter recreation helps Deadwood gaming numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    People were flocking to the Deadwood-Lead area for some winter recreation and this meant more visitors to Deadwood casinos. This year gaming numbers have been flat but Deadwood Gaming Association Executive Director Mike Rodman says these winter time visitors could help boost end of the year numbers.

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  8. Governor picks Deadwood man to head GF&PRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Gov. Dennis Daugaard has selected Kelly Hepler to serve as the next secretary of the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks. Hepler currently serves as assistant commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, a position he has held since 2010.

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  9. Three South Dakota founding CAP members honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Editor's Note - We plan on livestreaming the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring World War II Members of the Civil Air Patrol. The Civil Air Patrol founding members will be awarded the Congressional Gold.

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  10. Lead-Deadwood uses one word to remember KovarikRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    There was mourning in the Lead-Deadwood area today for Father Peter Kovarik, who died in a plane crash Sunday. The word many people used to describe him, including Lead Mayor Jerry Apa, was passion.

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  11. Deadwood casino owners get early Christmas giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Data just released by the South Dakota Commission on Gaming shows total gross revenue last month was up 21 percent over October 2012. Granted, October 2013 was the month of that monster blizzard that froze profits.

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  12. Deadwood wins again at ballRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Tuesday's Amendment Q vote, which opens the door for casinos in deadwood to add keno, craps and roulette was welcomed in Deadwood where revenue has been falling the last two years. "It would be nice to have an actual dealer and more people there.

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  13. Deadwood gambling expansion campaign emergesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A major economic and social issue on the Nov. 4 general ballot has been overshadowed by the South Dakota Senate race. Mike Rodman of the Yes on Q committee said, in a release Thursday, that supporters of Amendment Q are launching a statewide campaign to raise awareness for the constitutional amendment.

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  14. Gaming association claims industry helps economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    While Deadwood casinos struggle to regain lost revenue, a new study -- When Gaming Grows, America Gains -- released this week by the American Gaming Association reportedly shows how much of an impact gambling has on America's economy. The study, done by Oxford Economics, says the country's gaming industry has a $240 billion economic impact; including supporting 1.7 million jobs.

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  15. By the numbers, Deadwood dive continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    After some initial success in July -- a 3 percent hike over July 2013 -- the August revenue for Deadwood casinos once again drops. While table game revenues are up 6.6 percent; those only make up about 10 percent of Deadwood's revenue so when slots are quiet, profits tumble.

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  16. Warm and Safe Awareness WeekRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    NeighborWorks Dakota Home Resources in partnership with Black Hills Power are accepting applications for the Warm and Safe Program. Customers who are unable to weatherize their own homes are eligible to qualify for this volunteer service.

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  17. Deadwood considers new visitor info complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A new gateway visitor center is in the planning for a lower downtown parking area. City architects unveiled their concepts this evening at a public forum.

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  18. Hospital changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    How soon the modifications will occur is not settled. Rapid City Regional Health system is looking at the future of some hospitals and looking to reduce its workforce to trim costs.

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  19. A poker run raises money for Children's Miracle NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The 'Rally for Miracle' poker run finished up with a lunch at Sam's Club in Rapid City after looping through Hermosa, Custer State Park, Crazy Horse Memorial, the Pactola Marina, The Boondocks outside Deadwood, and Loud American Roadhouse in Sturgis.

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  20. Pedestrian struck and killed by pickup in DeadwoodRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A Lead man was struck and killed by a pickup truck while walking across U.S. Highway 14A in Deadwood.

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