Yankton-Born Cleveland Abbott Played a Pioneering Role in American Sport

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Born and raised in South Dakota, long time Tuskegee University Athletic Director Cleveland Abbott played a pioneering role in developing African-American and women's collegiate sport.

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Bacon Mushroom Mac and Cheese

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With so many people expressing their love for one another through decadent chocolate desserts this Valentine’s Day weekend, I decided I would express mine with something a little different: cheese.  This year I am breaking tradition and will be making a creamy and indulgent homemade mac and cheese recipe that includes a nice white cheddar cheese topped with bacon crumbles and sautéed mushrooms. 

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Landmarks : The 100th Year of Viborg's Lund Theater

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2015 marks the first century since the curtains first went up at Viborg's Lund Theater.

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One Act Play: Selfie Wall

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Student's from around the state gathered in front of the SDPB Selfie Wall throughout the 2015 One Act Play Festival at O'Gorman High School in Sioux Falls this past weekend. 

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The South Dakota One-Act Play Festival Took Place In Sioux Falls Over The Weekend

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The 59th annual One-Act Play Festival was held at O’Gorman High School in Sioux Falls over the weekend. This one-of-a-kind theater event hosted 45 schools from around the state. 

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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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