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Poll shows Republican incumbents leading, but Thune lacking majority support | May 17

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On today's update...

A new poll shows U.S. Senator John Thune lacking majority support among Republican voters. But he still has a comfortable lead in a three-way primary race.

A television report shows South Dakota Senate Republicans in a private 2020 meeting planned an already-negotiated outcome to a committee investigating a pair of lawmakers for being intoxicated during legislative proceedings even before the committee had a chance to meet.

A new Interior Department report underscores how closely the U.S. government collaborated with churches in operating boarding schools for Indigenous children.

Frank Sanchez of Wagner was convicted last year of abusive sexual contact of a nine-year-old girl. He was tried in federal court and found guilty. Now he is appealing his conviction.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.