For Harper Lee fans, great excitement for the book that came before ‘Mockingbird’

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After publishing her classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1960, Pulitzer Prize-winner Harper Lee has never published another one. Now, more than a half-century later, a book she wrote in the 1950s will see the light of day. Jeffrey Brown talks to filmmaker Mary Murphy and novelist Wally Lamb about the reclusive author and their reaction to the news.

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Dakota Life : The Arts

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Dakota Life focuses on South Dakota artists in February.

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'Little House,' Big Demand: Never Underestimate Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Demand for "Pioneer Girl," the new annotated autobiography of Laura Ingalls Wilder published by the South Dakota State Historical Society, exceeds expectations.

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South Dakota Native January Jones Shares Photo Prior to SAG Awards

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South Dakota native and Hollywood actress January Jones, from the AMC television series Mad Men, got the public talking over the weekend. She posted a photo of herself from a Miss Teen South Dakota Pageant in the 1980’s.

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GoDaddy Will NOT Air "Lost Puppy" Super Bowl Commercial

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GoDaddy will NOT be airing their lost puppy commercial this Sunday during the Super Bowl, because Animal Rights Activists say it portrays animal cruelty.

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Top Party Foods: What will you be enjoying on Super Bowl Sunday?

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Here are the top-10 party foods to help you prepare for Sunday's big game. What did we leave out?

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Real Life Version of Ryu (Street Fighter) Destroys Car

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A guy dressed up like Ryu from CAPCOM's Street Fighter arcarde game, and attempted a real-life version of the car destroying segment of the game.

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Flipping Off A Cop Is Legal?

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According to an article written by Ryan J. Reilly of the Huffington Post, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit put out a 14-page opinion ruling, saying a cop can’t pull a person over for flipping the bird.

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A Downton Abbey Season Five Reading List

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“What's on the Bookshelves at Downton Abbey?” The New York Public Library offered some potential answers. We threw in a few of our own.

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Elvis Presley Would Have Been 80 Today

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Elvis “The King” Presley, born on January 8, 1935, would have celebrated his 80th birthday today. Elvis changed the course of Rock and Roll throughout the nation and world. He was one of the few music performers of all-time to become a world wide cultural icon.

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National Bacon Day!

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There is one holiday that comes before the New Year but is after Christmas. It's a day that celebrates one last eating binge before the New Year's diet. Today, December 30, is known as 'National Bacon Day.'

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The Creation of Santa Claus

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Do you know where the real story of Santa Claus came from, and how it became what it is today?

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Jami Lynn To Perform At SDPB

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South Dakota native and folk, jazz, and blues songwriter Jami Lynn will be in Vermillion, SD on Tuesday Dec. 9 to give a concert performance for the series No Cover No Minimum. The show will begin at 8 pm CT at the Al Neuharth Media Center.

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Huron Hosts 2014 State Oral Interpretation Festival

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The 105th State Oral Interpretation event took place in Huron, SD over the weekend, and for many, this event was an opportunity to showcase acting and theater skills. 

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Oral Interp Comes To Huron This Weekend

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The 105th annual Oral Interpretation festival will take place this weekend in Huron, SD. The event begins on Friday Oct. 5 and will finish up on the evening of Oct. 6. 

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