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Longer waiting period for abortions now awaits a decision from governor

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PIERRE -- It's now up to Gov. Dennis Daugaard whether women seeking abortions in South Dakota will sometimes need to wait longer than 72 hours after their consultation with the doctor.

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A spokesman said Thursday the governor supports the concept of not counting Saturdays, Sundays and annual holidays as part of the 72-hour waiting period that's currently in state law.

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