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Prosecutors To Decide On Death Penalty In Mitchell Murder

A judge has given prosecutors until early next week to decide whether or not to seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing a Mitchell woman.  36-year old Kent Davidson is charged with first degree murder, second degree murder, and first degree manslaughter in the March death of 26-year old Crystal Schulz.  Davidson is also charged with committing a felony while armed with a firearm.  He has pleaded not guilty.  His trial is set for January.

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Research At SD Public Universities Being Reduced

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The reason is an end to federal stimulus funding coupled with federal budget cuts.

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No One Injured In Three Mitchell Fires

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Two occurred on Sunday, and one happened on Saturday.

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Rock Climber Suffers Two Broken Legs

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The man's name and full extent of his injuries were not released.

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Processed Hay Must Be Removed From Highway Rights Of Way By Monday

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The bales can be a safety hazard for vehicles.