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Potential government shutdown looms & other top political stories

On today's show...

Maternal mortality rates are rising. The Avera Research Institute will receive a $58 million grant to tackle a big question: Why?

Amy Elliott, Ph.D., is the chief clinical research officer at the Institute. She dives into the problem and possible solutions.

Artificial intelligence programs are designed to be helpful. People like Ben Bowman, a student at Dakota State University, can manipulate them into being harmful. He brings us a Def Con hacker conference recap.

South Dakota State University professors David Wiltse, Ph.D., and Lisa Hager, Ph.D., analyze the top political headlines this week. We ask if Congress can come together to avert a government shutdown. Plus, how old is too old for a politician?

We meet rancher Tammy Basel and ask her to show us how it's done.

Treopia Green Washington shares her memories from the Jim Crow era in her memoir "In Spite of." Her brother was one of the Little Rock Nine, who were the first students to integrate Central High in Arkansas.

She discusses why the students needed a military escort to attend school—and what the military couldn't protect them from.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ari Jungemann is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.