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Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed.

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Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed.

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Parents preparing for back to school are learning more about district policies for COVID mitigation, in-person learning, and vaccine reporting. Bart Pfankuch is the content director for South Dakota News Watch.

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Governor Kristi Noem met with State Penitentiary workers for an hour on Friday afternoon. 

A recent whistleblower complaint raised a number of issues and Noem says the preliminary investigation backed up some of those concerns.  

Plus, a former South Dakota legislative leader from Rapid City has died suddenly.

Republican David Lust is remembered by colleagues as a tough lawmaker who was involved for the right reasons.

This and more.

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A former Rapid City police officer has been allowed to resign from the force. Initially, the officer was fired for alleged racial profiling. But the agency has changed the reason to "a lack of judgement" as part of a resignation agreement.

Plus, a Sioux Falls-based health systemis is requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for all staff.

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast.

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Some South Dakota  legislators  are engaged in efforts to review and restrict some of the classroom curriculum taught  at state universities and K through 12 schools.  Others say educators should set the  standards and goals for the classroom -  not politicians. 

This and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast.

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Current and former State Penitentiary workers say they aren’t surprised by an anonymous complaint about conditions at the Sioux Falls prison. 

Four Department of Corrections leaders are fired or on leave while a third-party investigation begins. 

This and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed.

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Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed.

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Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed.

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Abortion has been declining across the country for decades. Numbers have been especially low in South Dakota due to strict laws and the fact that there’s only one provider.  

But 2020 saw an extreme decline due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 125 abortions, a 67 percent decrease from the previous record low set in 2018.  

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South Dakota K through 12 students, just like adults, can receive a doctor’s approval to use cannabis for medical conditions. And they might need to take the drug at regular intervals throughout the day or when they experience unpredictable symptoms.  

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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Tucked away in the back of the Sioux Falls Empire Mall, the American Red Cross staged a recent two-day blood drive. They collected around 60 units of blood which can save up to 180 lives.  

This and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast.

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The Canadian company that planned to build the Keystone XL Pipeline says the U.S. government owes them $15 billion dollars.  

Plus, the South Dakota Arts Council is bringing in new artwork for display in state buildings.  

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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More and more people are moving to the Black Hills and the region is already short on housing, especially affordable units.  

Plus, a multinational French energy company, Engie, gained approval Tuesday to begin the permitting process for a $285 million proposed wind farm in South Dakota.  

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

State Sees Some Of The Driest Conditions Since The 1870s | July 6 Podcast

Jul 6, 2021
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Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed.

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Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed.

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Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed.

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Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed.

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Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed.

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The White House will meet over the next 18 months with several cities, including Rapid City, about police intervention programs. And the South Dakota Supreme Court will continue to consider a law legalizing recreational marijuana. Plus, Governor Kristi Noem has a lead role in a national conservative effort to ban public schools and universities from teaching certain concepts about race and racism. Her approach has some concerned. 

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The U.S. Department of the Interior is creating a historic record of Indian boarding schools. South Dakota lawmakers continue to discuss medical marijuana regulations. 

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast.

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South Dakota health officials say they want the statewide COVID-19 vaccination rate to grow higher. More than 50 people from several countries are now Americans in a celebration at Mount Rushmore. All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today. 

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More than half of the state is experiencing severe drought conditions. The Eight Circuit Court of Appeals is again considering a South Dakota inmate's challenge to some prison policies.

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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South Dakota health officials plan to increase the state's stagnating COVID-19 vaccination rate through new ads. Augustana University plans to add a Division I men's ice hockey team. 

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott is giving $6 million to a Rapid City organization supporting Native Americans. 

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast.

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Legislation to repeal federal laws targeting Native Americans gains unanimous support in the U.S. Senate. A new Sioux Falls organization has emerged to support entrepreneurs and startups in the city. 

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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The South Dakota National Guard has a new, state-of-the-art readiness center in Rapid City. Yankton and Lawrence counties are now part of an automated breathalyzer system for their sobriety programs. 

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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Smithfield Foods has a tentative agreement with its union after a three-month negotiation at the Sioux Falls pork plant. Members of South Dakota college rodeo teams are getting ready for next week's college national finals. 

All this and more in today’s SDPB News Podcast. Find it on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

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