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Noem declines to declare Trump responsible for deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot | July 05


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On today's update...

Governor Kristi Noem is not saying whether former President Donald Trump bears any responsibility for the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. A House committee investigating the riot will meet at least two more times.

A recent U-S Supreme Court decision expands state authority to prosecute some crimes on Native American land. Some tribal advocates worry state investigators might not carry out a thorough investigation if a non-Native comes to a reservation and commits a crime.

Two people are dead and a third is in critical but stable condition after a robbery and related standoff Saturday in the Sioux Falls area.

Thanks to federal funding, the Black Hills National Forest is working on overdue maintenance. This year, the Great American Outdoors Act is giving the Black Hills and other forests in the greater Rocky Mountain region nearly twenty-seven million dollars for improvements.

A new name and mission for a Sioux Falls community college is the latest attempt to find a viable model for the 13-year-old campus.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.