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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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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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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Constitutional Amendment U

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Whether or not to set statutory interest rates for loans.

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Initiated Measure 21

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Set a maximum finance charge for certain licensed money lenders.

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And the Polls Say...

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SDPB Radio's Kealey Bultena sits down with a group of USF media program students to take a poll and talk about how the way we portray numbers can change the way we perceive them.

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A Murderer In Court; He Just Looked At Her

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I work in news, and Friday’s assignment involved a court hearing for a man convicted of brutally murdering a correctional officer during a prison escape attempt. He’s been sentenced to death and had, until this point, filed appeals to delay his execution.

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Rapid City Police Department Dances To Justin Bieber

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Officers Brian Pitts, Tim Doyle and Eric Dwyer were at Knollwood Elementary to help out with the Discovery Program Thursday morning. One of the activities they did with the kids - dance to Justin Bieber.

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Top-10 Reasons Why Everyone Should Marry A South Dakotan

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According to Only In Your State, here are the Top-10 reasons why everyone should marry a person who is from South Dakota. Does No. 8 describe you?

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The Most Googled Job For Each State - See What's Listed For South Dakota

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Chris Kolmar of Zippia, used the ‘Google Trends’ feature to determine which jobs are the most google searched for each state. For South Dakota, the top job searched is...

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South Dakotan Korean War Veterans to Receive Ambassador for Peace Medals

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SDPB presents live coverage of the ceremony at the state capitol, on Tuesday, January 12.

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South Dakota English Teacher Appeared On 'Wheel of Fortune'

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On Monday night, Kelsey Buchholz, an English teacher at Garretson High School, participated and placed third on the game show Wheel of Fortune.

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8 Winter Driving Safety Tips

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Now that we're officially experiencing snowy weather, it's important to travel with caution. According to AAA, here are eight safety tips for winter weather driving.

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South Dakota Ranks Near Bottom In Education

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Over the past few years, South Dakota has gained negative publicity for the status of education– as they compare to other states. According to the American Legislative Exchange Council, South Dakota is ranked 49 of 51 (by including the District of Columbia) in terms of state-by-state education.

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Shooting At Harrisburg High School

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Harrisburg school officials activated the district’s lockdown procedure this morning, following a shooting inside the high school. The school’s principal suffered what is being called a flesh wound.

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