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1+1 Giveaway- Jennifer McClain

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Teachers work hard to make sure their students are succeeding in their work, like Rapid City Area Schools educator Jennifer McClain. On October 26, NewsCenter1 and First Interstate Bank teamed…

Facebook froze as anti-vaccine comments swarmed users

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last spring, as false claims about vaccine safety threatened to undermine the world’s response to COVID-19, researchers at Facebook found they could reduce vaccine misinformation by tweaking how vaccine posts show up on users’ newsfeeds. Yet despite…

Senators put YouTube, TikTok, Snap on defensive on kids' use

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators have put executives of YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat on the defensive. The executives were asked what they’re doing to ensure young users’ safety amid concern over the platforms’ potential harm to children. The senators also they…

“Buy it when you see it.” Retailers dread holiday shortages

NEW YORK (AP) — Smaller retailers are bracing for the all-important holiday season. The global supply chain has been buffeted by a multitude of problems, from factories having to close due to COVID-19 surges, a lack of containers to ship…

RCFD has tips for a fun and fire-safe Halloween

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Fire Department has some tips on how to decorate safely for Halloween - and the holiday season in general. With Halloween coming this weekend, decorations are already…

North Dakota health agency cuts comments on social media

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Department of Health has switched off comments on its social media accounts, saying it was doing so to combat the spread of misinformation. The agency says in a statement that its social media…

Wildlife agencies to cancel Trump endangered species rules

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Joe Biden’s administration is canceling two environmental rollbacks under former President Donald Trump that limited habitat protections for imperiled plants and wildlife. The proposal to drop the two Trump-era rules was announced Tuesday by the…

Biden to announce $100 million spending at ASEAN summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday will announce a $100 million initiative meant to beef up the U.S. relationship with Southeast Asian nations, the White House says. Biden is set to participate Tuesday in a virtual summit with…

US home prices surged in August at near-record pace

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices jumped in August by a near-record amount from a year earlier, as Americans eager to buy a home drove up prices on a dwindling number of properties. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price…

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