Friday Funny: South Dakota Reopens To Handle U.S. Overpopulation

<p>The state of South Dakota -- closed to the public since 1931 -- will be reopened to help the United States cope with its steadily rising population.</p>
December 8, 2006, 2pm PST | Nate Berg
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"In order to deal with a growing population that just passed 300 million, the U.S. will reopen the immense, barren region known as South Dakota for the first time since it was shuttered in 1931."

"'Though no human being has stepped foot on that desolate soil for the better part of a century, we believe it is the best option for addressing the overcrowding we see in the country's habitable states,' Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne said."

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Published on Friday, December 1, 2006 in The Onion
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