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SD tourism industry's economic impact up 5 percent

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PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The tourism industry's impact on South Dakota's economy grew by 5 percent last year, even though the state sweltered through a hot and dry summer, Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Thursday. The nearly $2 billion economic impact includes direct spending by visitors, spending by companies that supply tourism businesses, advertising spending and private investment in facilities....