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In The Moment … May 1, 2020 Show 808 Hour 1

The Small Business Association began processing the second round of Payroll Protection Program applications this week. The program is in high demand as thousands of small business owners simultaneously vie for available funding and the system strains under the weight of the need. 
 
Meanwhile, more than 63,700 people have died from COVID-19 in the U.S., including 17 people in South Dakota.
 
Today we're joined by U.S. Senator John Thune. He's with us to talk about ongoing federal efforts to help stabilize the economy alongside efforts to stop the rising death toll. 
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