GoPro Captures Video of Weather Balloon Traveling to the Stratosphere

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A GoPro camera captured the journey of a weather balloon traveling to the Stratosphere, an altitude of 98,664 feet, and back again. The balloon was in the air for over an hour and a half, and the footage shot during the flight was truly remarkable.

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Northern State and the University of South Dakota Make Top-30 Attractive/Affordable College List

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According to the affordable schools website, Northern State University in Aberdeen and the University of South Dakota in Vermillion are two of the most attractive and affordable colleges to attend in the United States.

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Kuchen Up a Comeback in Delmont

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Undeterred by the Mother’s Day tornado that devastated much of the Southeastern South Dakota town, Delmonters punch back with whirlwinds of fruity, custardy, pastry goodness.

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Brookings, South Dakota Ranked Safest College Town in America

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According to SafeWise, Brookings, SD is the safest college town in the United States for 2015. Earlier this year SafeWise ranked Brookings at No. 12 on their Top-100 Safest Cities list.

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Economy Adds 173,000 Jobs, Reaches 'Full Employment' In August

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The U.S. unemployment rate is down to its lowest level since 2008, but fewer jobs were added than economists expected.

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10 Best Cities in South Dakota to Retire

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As reported by Visit Aberdeen and as calculated by Smart Asset, here are the ten best cities in South Dakota  to retire. When ranking the cities, Smart Asset examines taxes, doctors' office, recreation centers, retirement centers, and percentage of seniors already in that area.

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Flash Flood Rain Storm Hits Sioux Falls

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The city of Sioux Falls experienced one of its biggest rain storms in 20-years on Thursday night. SDPB's Gary Ellenbolt spoke with Brad Temeyer with the National Weather Service on Friday to discuss the events.

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Selecting Boys Over Girls Is A Trend In More And More Countries

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With abortion, infanticide and neglect, parents are taking steps to ensure there are boys in the family. Only six countries had a skewed boy-girl ratio in 1995. Today the number is up to 21.

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9/11 Survivor Known As 'Dust Lady' From Iconic Photo Dies

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Marcy Borders was captured in an haunting photo where she was pictured covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Her family says she died of stomach cancer this week.

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9/11 Survivor Known As 'Dust Lady' From Iconic Photo Dies

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Marcy Borders was captured in an haunting photo where she was pictured covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Her family says she died of stomach cancer this week.

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9/11 Survivor Known As 'Dust Lady' From Iconic Photo Dies

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Marcy Borders was captured in an haunting photo where she was pictured covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Her family says she died of stomach cancer this week.

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Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies At 104

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Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson has died. Her brutal beating during the 1965 Bloody Sunday march was depicted in the movie "Selma."

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Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies At 104

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Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson has died. Her brutal beating during the 1965 Bloody Sunday march was depicted in the movie "Selma."

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Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies At 104

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Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson has died. Her brutal beating during the 1965 Bloody Sunday march was depicted in the movie "Selma."

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Suspect Kills Self After Fatally Shooting 2 Journalists On Air

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A gunman shot and killed a reporter and her videographer Wednesday on live television in Virginia. The suspect, a disgruntled former station employee, then posted his own video of the shootings on social media, and later died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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