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COVID vaccine for babies and young children may be on the horizon | June 15


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On today's update...

COVID vaccines for babies and young children may be on the horizon. A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee is meeting this week to review safety and efficacy data.

Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen will visit the Rosebud Reservation on Tuesday. She plans to discuss efforts the tribe is making on economic development.
Yellen also plans to highlight the disproportionate impact the pandemic has had on tribal communities.

South Dakota lawmakers are searching for ways to keep young people from incarceration. The Study Committee on Juvenile Justice will hold its first hearing Thursday. The state adopted reforms in 2015 meant to reduce youth detention rates, and numbers decreased significantly.

A South Dakota Mines student has accomplished what only four other students at the Rapid City university have done.

A melody of harpists can be heard in Sioux Falls next week. The American Harp Society returns for its annual conference. It's been forty-fours years since the conference was last held in Sioux Falls.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.