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Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Aug. 05, 2022 15:36 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling was expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

South Dakota ethics board pushes ahead in Noem investigation

Aug. 03, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota government ethics board on Wednesday pressed forward with its investigation of two complaints against Gov. Kristi Noem, resisting an effort from the Republican governor to see them dismissed and extending the time it has to examine the allegations. ...

Biden declares South Dakota disaster for June storms

Aug. 02, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday granted South Dakota’s request for a presidential disaster declaration to aid the recovery from June storms that included tornadoes and strong winds. Gov. Kristi Noem requested the declaration, which allows the Federal...

Pompeo to headline fundraiser in early-voting South Carolina

Aug. 02, 2022 06:47 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to headline a major gathering of Republicans in South Carolina this month as he considers a 2024 White House bid that could pit him against his onetime boss, former President Donald Trump. Pompeo will speak Aug. 22...

Federal court denies Noem's Mount Rushmore fireworks appeal

Jul. 27, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal from South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem in her lawsuit that attempted to overturn the National Park Service's denial of the state's application to hold a fireworks display at Mount Rushmore to celebrate 2021's...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jul. 21, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling was expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

South Dakota Gov. Noem: No special session on abortion

Jul. 15, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said Friday that she has reversed her initial plan to call a special legislative session this year after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. When the Supreme Court’s decision first leaked in May, Noem tweeted that...

Noem declines debate, claims public broadcaster slants left

Jul. 15, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem won’t participate in a debate sponsored by South Dakota Public Broadcasting because of what her campaign spokesman called its “extreme leftward swing." In a break from precedent, the Republican governor has agreed to just one debate...

GOP governors mulling 2024 run aren't rushing abortion laws

Jul. 14, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem had pledged to “immediately” call a special legislative session to “guarantee that every unborn child has a right to life in South Dakota” if the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. But nearly three weeks after that ruling, the first-term...

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Jul. 14, 2022 13:12 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Lore Olympus, Vol. 2” by Rachel Smythe (Random House Worlds) 2. “The Hotel Nantucket” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 3. “Rising Tiger” by Brad Thor (Atria/Bestler) 4. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:...