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Oral Interp Comes To Huron This Weekend

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The 105th annual Oral Interpretation festival will take place this weekend in Huron, SD. The event begins on Friday Oct. 5 and will finish up on the evening of Oct. 6. 

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Top-20 Christmas Movies

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Here's a list of the top-20 holiday Christmas movies to watch this season, according to the American Movie Channel.

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2014 All-State Chorus and Orchestra Oct. 31 - Nov. 1

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The 62nd annual South Dakota All-State Chorus and Orchestra event features the state's best high school musicians. See the Grand Concert live on SDPB TV or online at SDPB.org

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Children & Education

DIY Cardboard Maracas

Posted by Nate Wek, PBS Parents on

Make some music with these colorful maracas crafted from recycled toilet paper rolls! This project is a great sensory activity for young children.

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What Does The SAT Really Test?

Posted by Nate Wek, PBS Idea Channel on

THE SAT. How’s that SAT prep going? Need some SAT tips? Well, here’s one: The SAT may not actually be measuring your…anything. That’s right, your SAT scores, despite what colleges and high schools across America may like for you to believe, may not reflect anything new. Find out more...

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Hubble (The Song): 25th Anniversary Of The Hubble Space Telescope

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The Hubble Space Telescope has been staring out into deep space since 1990. In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, NPR's Skunk Bear wrote a parody of Iggy Azalea’s song “Trouble" about the Hubble Space Telescope.

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How Do Apples Grow?

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One of the world’s most ubiquitous fruits might seem like a simple thing to grow. But inside the common apple is a secret — and it’s been challenging apple growers since Ancient Greece.

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Savor Dakota

SAVOR DAKOTA at the South Dakota Peach Festival

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Visit SDPB's booth at the South Dakota Peach Festival June 25 & 26

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Science & Technology

Is It Irrational to Believe in Aliens?

Posted by Nate Wek on

For many years, people have discussed the possibility of extraterrestrial life in the universe. Scientists such as Stephen Hawking have stated the probability of life existing on another planet, other than earth, is favorable... especially when considering the size of the universe.

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How much would you sacrifice to be the first person on Mars?

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Michael McDonnell has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. He has a physics degree. He’s worked in hazardous environments. He hopes these qualifications will convince a selection committee that he’s the perfect candidate for the first human voyage to Mars.

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Sports & Recreation

2015-16 Winter Academic Achievement Team Awards

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

With the completion of all the SDHSAA winter fine arts and athletic activities, the SDHSAA announces that 579 teams have received the “Academic Achievement Team Awards” for the 2015-2016 Winter Season.

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The 2016 NFL Draft: First Round Possibilities For Green Bay And Minnesota

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The 2016 National Football League draft begins tonight in Chicago, Illinois. While some of the draft is fairly predictable, some is not.

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Shot Clocks Coming For Class B High School Basketball

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All of South Dakota high school basketball will use a shot clock in the near future. The change was approved during the South Dakota High School Activities Association meeting this week.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

A Book, A Hammock and a Lifetime of Reading

Last Updated by Lori Walsh on

It's time to pack your beach bag with books and get ready for a holiday weekend. As the summer reading season heats up, we catch up with Peggy Stout. She's the owner of Prairie Pages Bookseller in Pierre.

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