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Analyzing the SCOTUS bump stock ruling | June 17


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On today's update...

The superintendent of Rapid City Area Schools in South Dakota issued an apology connected to comments during a recent Department of Education investigation. In a latter discussing truancy rates, Superintendent Nicole Swigart was quoted saying tribes don't value education and said the district struggles with "Indian time."

A South Dakota professor says a U.S. Supreme Court ruling rejecting a ban on bump stocks can be seen as a win for gun advocates. A bump stock is an attachment to increase the fire rate of a semi-automatic firearm, often over hundreds of rounds per minute.

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a bid aiming to further restrict access to widely available pills used in abortion treatment. Abortion rights groups have celebrated the decision.

At least one western South Dakota tribe is pulling its share of funding from a clinic meant to provide women's health services for enrolled members living in Rapid City. One official says that's because the clinic has not offered appointments for more than a year.

State officials say several dairy cows in one South Dakota herd had to be culled after failing to recover from the avian flu. This comes as the virus spreads to some dairy workers in other parts of the country.

And more.

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