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President Trump berates governors as 'weak' amid growing racial unrest; an interfaith group sees a link between protests and climate change.

2020Talks - June 2, 2020 


Eight states plus Washington DC have primaries today, even as cities determine how to move forward in the wake of massive protests nationwide; President Trump says he'll deploy active US troops to quell them.

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt, signing the original Social Security Act on August 14, 1935, calls it,

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It was 80 years ago this month that President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law, changing America forever. The act guaranteed that senior citizens would not grow old penniless. Sarah Jennings, director for AARP-South Dakota, says the program is

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The numbers of senior citizens will swell in the next decade as the leading edges of the baby boom generation hits their 80s. And that wave will put more pressure on caregivers, says Erik Nelson, associate state director for advocacy at AARP-South Dakota. He says a new

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – You may see a lot of red at the office, school or store today. People across the state will be wearing red to raise awareness about heart disease. The American Red Cross began the National Wear Red for Women event more than a decade ago. And Chrissy Meyer with the Ame

President Franklin D. Roosevelt, signing the original Social Security Act on August 14, 1935, calls it,

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Social Security Act was signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt 78 years ago this week, and still provides benefits to retired and disabled people. According to Sarah Jennings, state director of AARP-South Dakota, the program is still financially sound and solid. "Social S

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A proposed recalculation of Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) for Social Security benefits would add up for seniors in the coming years. According to Sarah Jennings, state director of AARP-South Dakota, it is not a minor change that's being talked about. "Seniors right here in

Sioux Falls, SD – This is National CPR and AED week, and to celebrate it the American Heart Association has set a goal to train a million people to save heart attack victims. Sioux Falls bank teller and part-time sheriff's deputy Samantha Grace knows firsthand the importance of CPR training,

Pierre, SD – Restoring Medicaid funding for adult dental care is crucial for South Dakota's most needy population, according to dental health advocates gathering at the state Capitol on Friday. Dentist Robin Hattervig is the dental care director for Horizon Health Care, Inc., an organization o

Sioux Falls, SD – November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and health officials are reminding residents that diabetes is a serious health problem in South Dakota. In fact, more than 75,000 South Dakota residents have diabetes, and one- third of them are unaware of it. These numbers come from the

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