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Supporters describe Peltier's potential reentry if paroled | June 13

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More than 50 percent of respondents to a new University of South Dakota survey say they support Constitutional Amendment H. The amendment creates top-two primaries for governor, Congress, and state legislative and county races regardless of political party.

Supporters of Leonard Peltier calling for his release spent the parole hearing outlining his re-entry plan and what his release would mean for Indian country. The parole board is expected to decide by early July.

Sioux Falls families may need to find a new middle school following the local board’s decision to rebuild Whittier Middle. The project is expected to begin as soon as possible.

Water issues are a concern shared by communities big and small. At a Downtown Sioux Falls Rotary Club meeting, the mayors of Harrisburg, Crooks, and Hartford all discussed the water needs facing their communities.

An effort to keep helicopter tours over Mount Rushmore and Badlands National Park has been axed by a federal court. This comes after the National Park Service moved to ban such tours late last year.

And more.

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