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University president released from Sioux Falls hospital

VERMILLION (AP) — University of South Dakota President James Abbott has been released from the hospital after suffering a heart attack over the weekend.

The Associated Press reports Abbott was released Monday from the Sioux Falls hospital where he underwent surgery Saturday.

The 69-year-old Abbott is expected to make a full recovery. He plans to retire in June, after 21 years of leading the Vermillion school.