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A South Dakota labor leader says he expects Smithfield and the Sioux Falls workers' union to reach a contract negotiation this week, but if not, to expect a strike. The U.S. Air Force is selecting Ellsworth Air Force Base to be the first to house B-21 bombers. 

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Farmer groups are considering their role in reducing carbon emissions, including the possibility of "carbon banking." Community theaters across the state are beginning summer performances after the pandemic shut down events last year. 

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South Dakota lawmakers have rejected rules proposed by Gov. Kristi Noem's administration that would have outlined parameters for students who need to use medical marijuana at school. Aberdeen is set to host its first official Pride event later this month. 

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A judge says South Dakota cannot force the federal government to allow fireworks at Mount Rushmore. Smithfield union employees will vote whether to accept a contract from the company today.

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South Dakota lawmakers tasked with redrawing legislative districts will focus on the state's two largest cities and Native American reservations. Two nonprofits are helping a Native American arts gallery to open at a new location. 

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Pride Parade Back This Summer | June 1

Jun 1, 2021
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The state's second sanctioned pride parade is back this year. The South Dakota Department of Transportation is creating speed limit zones that can adjust based off traffic and road conditions. 

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A medical marijuana program becomes law in about a month, but state officials say medical cannabis won't be available until 2022. Casinos nationwide are struggling to recover from pandemic shutdowns, but the impact is less severe in Deadwood. 

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Survey Goes Beyond South Dakota Stereotypes | May 27

May 27, 2021
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Results from a new statewide survey scratch beneath the surface of South Dakota stereotypes. A trial date is set for the state attorney general who struck and killed a man with his vehicle last September. 

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Gov. Kristi Noem has formed a federal political action committee, which some experts say money raised could be put into a future campaign for federal office. Cleanup efforts are underway in Perkins and Custer counties after four tornadoes touched down Sunday. 

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Two South Dakota penitentiary inmates convicted of robbery and burglary are asking for a new trial. Health officials say the state's COVID-19 vaccination ranking has dropped. 

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A survey of bankers from several Plains and Western states show their index reaching a new record high. Climate scientists expect expanding drought conditions in South Dakota, but future rain could bring some relief. 

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Monument Health in Rapid City is reducing their COVID-19 unit amid decreasing coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe says Governor Kristi Noem did not consult tribal leaders about a permit for fireworks this summer at Mount Rushmore. 

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Anti-abortion activists say 2021 has been a breakthrough year for legislation prohibiting abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. South Dakota business leaders and immigration advocates discuss how to improve government immigration programs. 

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The South Dakota Commission on Gaming has adopted some of the rules necessary for sports wagering. A record number of Tesla vehicles are converging in Custer this weekend to celebrate electric vehicles. 

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South Dakota health officials say COVID-19 vaccinations are more important now that many people are removing their masks. One nonprofit in the state says food insecurity will continue after the pandemic. 

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A legislative committee is approving a rule that prevents law enforcement officers from using medical marijuana. 

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According to an announcement by the South Dakota Department of Health, 50 percent of eligible adults in South Dakota are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell held a free rally Monday at Mitchell’s Corn Palace to promote his new website. Plus, Rapid City schools are upholding their mandate, despite parents and staff voting to lift it. 

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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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