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Gov. Noem slams federal proposal to realign veteran health care in South Dakota | March 07


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On today's update...

The U-S Department of Veterans Affairs is rolling out realignment plans. The plans could reduce or eliminate veteran health-care services in some South Dakota cities, while adding services in others.

The number of South Dakotans actively infected with COVID-19 has fallen to about 3,600. The latest report from the state Department of Health includes seven new deaths, bringing the state’s toll to 2,834.

Dialysis patients across the nation are feeling the effects of blood-cleaning solution shortages, including in South Dakota.

Construction is underway in downtown Sioux Falls for two mixed-use developments valued at a combined 425-million-dollars. The Steel District and Cherapa Place are both along the Big Sioux River.

Authorities say a South Dakota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for embezzlement and theft from a tribal organization on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.