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Argus Leader suing Sioux Falls over city's official newspaper dispute | July 09

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The Argus Leader is suing the city of Sioux Falls over a dispute about the city's official newspaper. Earlier this summer, the city council named The Dakota Scout as the city's official newspaper.

South Dakota's congressional delegation is expressing concerns over changes to federal affordable housing rules. Sens. Mike Rounds and John Thune, along with Rep. Dusty Johnson sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The South Dakota Attorney General's office is partnering with tribes located in the state to train new law enforcement officers. It's part of an effort to address a public safety shortage in Indian Country by keeping recruits close to home in South Dakota.

At the latest Board of Education Standards meeting, officials addressed rule changes stemming from new laws passed at this year's legislative session. Namely, changes to special education programming.

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton is investing $16 million in comprehensive cancer services. The new institute combines previously spread-out cancer services of radiation oncology, hematology, and chemo infusion services.

And more.

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