SDPB News: Ag and Tariffs Discussion at Sioux Falls Studio

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SDPB's Sioux Falls Studio to host a live discussion about the Federal tariffs and their affect on agriculture in South Dakota. Guests include United States Senator Rounds, SDSU Economics Professor Evert Van Der Sluis and others.

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Our News - Information, Misinformation, Disinformation and the Future of Democracy

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Where Do We Go From Here?

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Middle East Religions, Tolerance and What’s That Got to do with Rapid City

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Middle East Religions, Tolerance and What’s That Got to do with Rapid City

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Black Hills Resources: Addressing Economic Viability and Environmental Integrity

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Where do we go from here - April 18, 2018

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Planning for the Future - Rapid City & the Black Hills in 20 years

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Where do we go from here? A discussion of the economic, social, and public policy issues in front of us now that will shape the community in the coming years.

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#SDElection18 Explainer: Amendment Y

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The June primary includes a vote on changes to Marsy's Law, which was implemented by South Dakota voters in 2016. SDPB's news team breaks down the changes in this video explainer.

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Billie Sutton Readies for General Election Opponent

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Next week voters decide which candidates represent the Republican Party in the general election.he winner of the Republican Primary goes on to face Democrat Billie Sutt0n, a State Senator state from Burke.

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Fact Check: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate

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SDPB's news team has dug into the details with a fact-checked transcript of our Republican Gubernatorial debate held May 29, 2018 in SDPB's Vermillion studio.

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VIDEO: 2018 Gubernatorial Republican Primary Debate

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Video from SDPB's Gubernatorial Republican Primary debate held May 29, 2018 at SDPB's Vermillion studio.

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Tim Bjorkman Says If You Want to Solve Big Problems, Stop "Dialing for Dollars"

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Democratic candidate for U.S. House Tim Bjorkman joins the program with an update on his campaign. We discuss the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs and how the candidate says money has changed the way democracy works ... and how to turn it around with integrity.

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VIDEO: 2018 US House Republican Primary Debate and Fact-Checked Transcript

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Video and fact-checked transcript from SDPB's US House Republican Primary debate held May 24, 2018 at SDPB's Vermillion studio.

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Donovan Rypkema Discusses The Economics Of Historic Preservation

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Donovan Rypkema is principal of PlaceEconomics. It's a real estate and economic development consulting firm based in Washington D.C. He visited Vermillion for the the Missouri Valley Historic Preservation Conference, where he gave the keynote speech.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?

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Education and workforce development are increasingly intertwined. About 60% of South Dakota graduates stay in the state after they finish their degree. Partly to encourage that trend, Governor Dennis Daugaard has established partnerships between universities and industry. SDPB’s Jackie Hendry looks at two schools in western South Dakota.

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South Dakota Millennials Edge Into the Political Fray

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A lot has been written about the millennial generation, a group of 20 to 35 year olds..They’re the first generation to come of age in the new millennium. Pew Research Center says by next year they will surpass Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation. Some millennials say a good way to help shape public policy in South Dakota is to write it.

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Coming Home Again

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Lakota tradition puts a lot of value in family. Many Native American people who leave home eventually return...and some bring new ideas with them. SDPB’s Chynna Lockett spoke to three young college graduates who are using their skills to promote community development.

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