Former South Dakota Anchor Gets State Senate Seat Appointment

S.D. Lawmakers Urged To Scrap Ad Tax Plan

Representatives of South Dakota newspapers and radio and television stations have urged a legislative panel to reject a proposal that would apply the state sales tax to advertising.

South Dakota OKs Cameras In Courts

Judges can choose to permit audio recording of any court hearing in South Dakota under a rule change announced Monday by Supreme Court Justice David Gilbertson. Still and video cameras would be allowed in court only if judges, defense lawyers and prosecutors agree to allow them.