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Report points to rise in health care inequities in abortion-restricted states | Oct 25


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On today's update...

It's been more than a year since the Dobbs v. Jackson Supreme Court case overturned nationwide abortion protections. A new report says abortion bans like the one implemented in South Dakota are contributing to inequities in the health care system.

South Dakota joins other states in a federal complaint against tech company Meta. The complaint alleges that Meta knew the harmful effects it's platforms would have on the mental health of young people.

Following the injunction of District Judge Charles Kornmann, the Sioux Falls School District now plans to reject any bid for potential gymnastics equipment sales. The district did receive bids for the equipment, which were ultimately rejected at Monday night's school board meeting.

After a 4-to-1 vote of the local school board, Valley Springs Elementary in the Sioux Falls area will be closing after this school year. This comes weeks after the Brandon Valley School District first floated the early closure of the school.

The Black Hills National Forest is teaming up with Ellsworth Air Force Base in a stewardship agreement. The agreement would help maintain an accessible trail and picnic site at Pactola Reservoir.

And more.

Krystal is the local host of "All Things Considered."