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Education News Archive - June 20, 2006

By Erin Hendricks, American News, Aberdeen, S.D. Jun. 20--Sam Merkel doesn't do speech writing. Sure, the newest Boys State governor-elect and Aberdeen native may jot down an outline now and then, but most of the time he will just wing it. "I don't write speeches," Merkel said.