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Noem, Thune face challengers running to their right in today's primaries | June 07


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On today's update...

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is looking to show her strength with Republican voters in Tuesday’s primary.
She, along with U.S. Sen. John Thune and Rep. Dusty Johnson, are looking to fend off challengers running to their right.

Primary voters will decide whether to add a new requirement to South Dakota’s constitution that will make it more difficult to pass ballot measures that raise taxes or expend significant government funds.

A six-year-old boy died on May 5th at his grandparents’ home north of the town of Pine Ridge. Logan Brent Warrior-Goings was killed by a bullet shot from outside into the house. Investigators have not yet found the shooter. Logan’s maternal grandmother spoke at an anti-gun violence rally this weekend in Rapid City.

Police have arrested a Rapid City man after he allegedly fired shots at construction workers along a highway.
The Pennington County Sheriff's Department responded Monday afternoon to reports of a man shooting at construction workers along State Highway 79 south of Rapid City.

A federal appeals court has upheld the eight-year prison sentence given to an environmental activist who tried to sabotaged the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.