2018 State of the State Address from Gov. Daugaard

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard's State of the State address on January 9, 2018 included remarks on healthcare, workforce development, teacher pay, and the use of non-meandered waters for recreational use. Daugaard is term-limited; this is his final legislative session as South Dakota's chief executive.

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South Dakota Focus: Medical Marijuana

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One of our most recent episodes of South Dakota Focus featured host Stephanie Rissler and a panel of guests discussing the complex issue of medical marijuana.

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They Spoke to Me

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Digging deeper with the Crisis Intervention Training from the Sioux Falls Police Department.

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A Reporter's Take: Managing My Own Emotional Intelligence

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SDPB's Kealey Bultena looks at her own personality while covering a new training for law enforcement.

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A New Voice for SDPB on All Things Considered

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SDPB radio welcomes Jeremy Ludemann as the new host of All Things Considered

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The Top-16 South Dakota Places Of 2017 That A Person Should Visit

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According to Only In Your State, these are the top-16 South Dakota places a person should visit in 2017. Some of the places are more well known than others, but all are special in one way or another. What is your favorite South Dakota location?

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SDPB's Top News Stories of 2016

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As the year comes to an end, we look back at the most read local news stories that we covered in 2016.

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The Vision To Listen

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I recently put together a story about a woman who knows that two people can see because doctors were able to save her son’s corneas and transplant them. I’ve always known my grandpa had multiple corneal transplants, so it’s seemed almost routine. But this woman rightly found joy in knowing her son saved someone’s sight, and I began to consider how grateful I should be for my grandpa’s vision.

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Initiated Measure 22

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An Act to revise campaign finance and lobbying laws, creates an ethics commission and democracy credit program.

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Stories Behind the Stories: An Evening with Kevin and Terry Woster

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Two of the state’s longest working journalists, and brothers, Terry and Kevin Woster shared behind-the-scenes stories from their careers.

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Referred Law 20

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SDPB's South Dakota Focus takes a closer look at Referred Law 20 an Act to Establish a youth Minimum Wage.

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One Year Later: Finding Cannon Company

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Reviewing the past year of Gigi Hickey's search for answers.

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13 Stars: New USS South Dakota Honors the Past

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The crest of the new USS South Dakota submarine honors the past with a nod to the World War II battleship that once held that name.

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Constitutional Amendment T

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To create an independent Legislative redistricting commission

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Constitutional Amendment U

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Whether or not to set statutory interest rates for loans.

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