Tavis Smiley Interviews Actor Isaiah Washington

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The NAACP Image and SAG Award winning actor, producer, activist and author talks about his role in the new film "Blackbird."

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Make Smoked Cheddar Black Pepper Mac ‘n Cheese

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The pairing of black pepper and cheddar is one that is longstanding, and for good reason—it’s special! It goes back to the days when I used to come home from school and make myself mac n cheese from the blue box. And always, always was there tons of black pepper cracked into the pot and even more on top for garnish.

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Landmarks : Round Barns in South Dakota

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The round or polygonal barn was always an oddity on the American farmscape. How many remain in the state of South Dakota?

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National Beer Day: Top Beers in South Dakota

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Today is National Beer Day in the United States. It’s an undocumented holiday that became famous when Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Cullen-Harrison Act on April 7, 1933. This act legalized the sale of beer with 3.2% alcohol in the United States and therefore, National Beer Day was born.

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Death Cab For Cutie's Tiny Desk Concert

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Death Cab For Cutie's Tiny Desk Concert with NPR Music from All Songs Considered

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Landmarks : Holy Spirit Chapel, Standing Rock Sioux Reservation

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The Holy Spirit Chapel, on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in Corson County, is a rare example of stone, late 19th century, Gothic Revival architecture in South Dakota.

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Landmarks : Trinity Church in Kimball

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The historic Holy Trinity Church, just south of Kimball, is a landmark beloved by I-90 travelers and exemplary of the Bohemian religious architecture Czech immigrants brought to Brule County.

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Landmarks : St. Peter's Grotto in Farmer; Hanson County, South Dakota

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St. Peter’s Grotto, in Farmer, South Dakota, is a unique-to-the-region, devotional reminder of the town’s peak and its German Catholic heritage.

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Jami Lynn Set to Release New Album, Fall Is a Good Time to Die

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The South Dakota singer-songwriter will celebrate the release with live shows in Spearfish, Sioux Falls, and a live radio performance on Dakota Midday. 

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No Cover No Minimum : Jami Lynn

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Saturday night, April 4, catch an encore of Jami Lynn's performance at the SDPB studios in Vermillion, in anticipation of her new album, "Fall Is a Good Time to Die."

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Landscapes : Custer National Forest

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Located in one of the most sparsely populated areas of the American West, the Custer National Forest is one of South Dakota's (and Montana's) best kept secrets 

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Lemmon-Based Artist John Lopez to Unveil New Monument to Hugh Glass

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Artist John Lopez is creating a monument to Hugh Glass, the legendary adventurer best known for surviving a mauling by a grizzly bear. 

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Freeman Celebrates the 57th Annual Schmeckfest

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Freeman, South Dakota recently held the 57th annual Schmeckfest, a celebration of the traditional cuisines and cultures of the Mennonite communities who settled in the region.

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65th Annual South Dakota High School All-State Band Concert

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The 65th All-State Band Concert will take place at the Lorang Theater of O’Gorman High School on Saturday March 28, 2015 in Sioux Falls.

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Landmarks: The Citizens State Bank of Henry

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Built in 1905, the the Citizens State Bank of Henry, now the Henry Post Office, is the last of the historic brick buildings built during the early days of Henry’s developing Main Street.

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