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A healthcare advocacy group has lost a legal fight. The state Supreme Court says voters will decide a ballot question that could affect Medicaid expansion. 

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Governor Kristi Noem says she doesn't have plans to issue a public service announcement urging South Dakotan to get vaccinated for COVID-19. A dozen advocates and relatives of missing and murdered Indigenous women spoke at the the state Capitol in Pierre to call for protection and justice. 

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Governor Kristi Noem highlights her efforts for better internet service throughout the state. The South Dakota Board of Regents announces university campuses will implement a "mask optional" policy next week. 

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State tourism officials expect a busy season as more Americans get vaccinated for COVID-19. Representative Dusty Johnson tours Avera Health's E-Care facility in Sioux Falls to observe their telehealth program. 

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State tourism officials say the sharp drop in business they anticipated last year, did not happen.

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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 South Dakota Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of a voter-approved measure to legalize recreational marijuana. Plus, state health officials highlight the importance of getting a COVID-19 vaccine. 

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The state Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today on whether a voter approved measure legalizing marijuana is constitutional. Realtors say the pandemic has shifted home sales to a seller's market. 

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The state health department is taking the first steps in implementing the voter-approved medical marijuana law. Plus, the U.S. Census Bureau releases the first round of numbers it collected from 2020. 

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Lawmaker Undecided On Special Session | April 26

Apr 26, 2021
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Lawmakers and the governor's office remain undecided about calling a special session before a voter-approved medical marijuana law goes into effect. Plus, Native organizers in Rapid City say plans are in the works for a Native American-hosted community center in the city. 

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South Dakota's lone congressman wants to remove more damaged timber from national forests after wildfires. Sioux Falls is looking for support to upgrade city parks over the next year. 

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Health officials continue to urge South Dakotans to get vaccinated. Authorities say embers from a homeowner's pile of burning debris is the likely cause of a wildfire that threatened Rapid City last month. 

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April 19th | SDPB News Podcast

Apr 19, 2021
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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today in a case to determine who is eligible for federal virus relief funding set aside for Native American tribes last year. Another impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is the increase in gas prices. 

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April 15th | SDPB News Podcast

Apr 15, 2021
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The temporary pause of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine is forcing some South Dakota colleges and universities to change their vaccine rollout plans. The state Department of Public Safety releases the fatality numbers of traffic crashes last year. 

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April 14th | SDPB News Podcast

Apr 14, 2021
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Governor Kristi Noem wants President Joe Biden to reinstate the Fourth of July fireworks at Mount Rushmore. Midwest health officials are urging people who attended a recent youth wrestling tournament in Sioux Falls to get tested for COVID-19. 

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April 13th | SDPB News Podcast

Apr 13, 2021
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A new fitness center is going up near the Ellsworth Airforce Base. COVID-19 cases are slightly up for South Dakota students. 

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April 12th | SDPB News Podcast

Apr 12, 2021
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Representatives of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe say the Biden administration should take action against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Plus, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is opening applications for COVID-related funeral expenses today. 

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April 9th | SDPB News Podcast

Apr 9, 2021
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Some South Dakota Republican leaders are publicly criticizing President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion proposal that dedicates at least $1 trillion on a number of broad ranging infrastructure projects. Governor Kristi Noem has hired a new chief-of-staff. 

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April 8th | SDPB News Podcast

Apr 8, 2021
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The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has released an extensive opinion on the Indian Child Welfare Act. Lawyers say much of the law still stands, but some important protections have been found unconstitutional. 

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April 7th | SDPB News Podcast

Apr 7, 2021
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The latest USDA survey projects South Dakota growers to plant more of the traditional crops this year. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ Nest Predator Bounty program is starting a new season. 

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April 6th | SDPB News Podcast

Apr 6, 2021
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Governor Kristi Noem wants lawmakers back for a special session in late May or early June to address issues like medical marijuana and new coronavirus relief money. State tourism individuals expect a strong tourism season following a year of limited travel. 

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April 1st | SDPB News Podcast

Apr 1, 2021
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State health officials will start COVID-19 vaccinations for all South Dakotans on Monday, April 5. Plus, firefighters are still trying to contain several wildfires in western South Dakota.

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March 31st | SDPB News Podcast

Mar 31, 2021
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The Schroeder Fire near Rapid City has grown slightly, but officials say some residents could return to their homes starting today. Plus, the state is targeting nearly 70 million dollars to update and improve water, wastewater and solid waste systems. 

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March 30th | SDPB News Podcast

Mar 30, 2021
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Governor Kristi Noem has issued two executive orders designed to ensure that only girls born female play girls’ sports. Plus, a wildfire near Rapid City Monday afternoon forced about 500 people to evacuate.

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March 29th | SDPB News Podcast

Mar 29, 2021
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Governor Kristi Noem is pitching to lawmakers a proposal that would limit parts of a voter-passed law legalizing medical marijuana in South Dakota. An agricultural economist says farmers should have a better year in 2021. 

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March 26th | SDPB News Podcast

Mar 26, 2021
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One of South Dakota's U.S. senators says the latest act passed out of committee would repeal laws that discriminate against Native Americans. Plus, the leader of the South Dakota Senate says a bill restricting transgender athletes from playing on girls’ sports should be rejected. 

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March 25th | SDPB News Podcast

Mar 25, 2021
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New research is out on how much logging to allow in the Black Hills National Forest. Animal health officials report a new case of a chronic cattle disease in Corson County. 

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March 24th | SDPB News Podcast

Mar 24, 2021
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A South Dakota healthcare advocacy group pushing for expanded Medicaid coverage is asking the state Supreme Court to delay a legislative resolution that increases the number of votes needed for a ballot question to pass. Plus, National Weather Service reports show drought conditions could expand in the state without more rain or snow. 

March 23rd | SDPB News Podcast

Mar 23, 2021
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Governor Kristi Noem wants to defend Title IX protections by preventing transgender girls from participating in sports. Plus, 120 people are out of work in Hill City where a sawmill is closing down. 

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March 22nd | SDPB News Podcast

Mar 22, 2021
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