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Nearly half of all legislative seats to get filled after Tuesday primary election | June 04


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On today's update...

Tuesday is primary election day in South Dakota. Every state legislator is up for re-election. Many of the legislative candidates who win today will be unopposed in November.

With severe weather over the weekend West River, officials are confirming a tornado touch down in the rural countryside. The National Weather Service reports the small twister touched down in Meade County and gradually moved west of Faith.

A new University of South Dakota survey shows more than 50 percent of voters support Constitutional Amendment G. The amendment reverses South Dakota's abortion ban.

Representative Dusty Johnson's recent visit to a West River coffee shop was about more than grabbing a cup of Highlander Grogg. Johnson is focusing on the government's role in supply chains and shipping reform.

A more eco-friendly fleet of buses are coming to some South Dakota communities. People's Transit in Huron and Prairie Hills Transit in Spearfish are employing propane buses.

And more.

Krystal is the local host of "All Things Considered."