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S. Dakota Congressman Charged with Manslaughter

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S. Dakota Congressman Charged with Manslaughter

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S. Dakota Congressman Charged with Manslaughter

S. Dakota Congressman Charged with Manslaughter

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U.S. Rep. Bill Janklow (R-SD) is charged with second-degree manslaughter in connection with a car accident that killed a 55-year-old motorcyclist earlier this month. Authorities say Janklow, who has a history of speeding, was driving too fast and ran a stop sign before the crash. Janklow is one of his state's most revered and powerful politicians. Hear Kurt Nickish of South Dakota Public Radio.