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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

Spiders Tune Their Webs Like A Guitar

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NPR's Skunk Bear explains how and why spiders will tune their webs to resemble the strings on a guitar.

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Click To Enlarge: Popcorn

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NPR's Skunk Bear discusses the process of making Popcorn, America's most famous movie theater treat.

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Lonesome George, The Pinta Island Tortoise

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Lonesome George, who was a Pinta Island Tortoise, died about two and a half years ago at the age of 102. He was the last known individual of his subspecies.

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Cookie Monster Ballet Dance

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Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland discusses ballet dancing with Cookie Monster, and Cookie Monster responds in the only way he knows how. 

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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

Mobile Engagement in the Era of App Overload

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These days, there seems to be an app for everything. Voice-enabled pizza ordering? Check. An app that says “Yo?” Check. As of today, Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store are home to over 1.4 million apps, each!

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Is It Irrational to Believe in Aliens?

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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

Luke Bryan To Grand Open New SDSU Football Stadium

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Luke Bryan, Country Music Association’s and the Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year in 2015, will perform at the new Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium on Thursday, September 8 – two days before the South Dakota State University football team takes the field for the first time in the new venue, hosting Drake University.

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South Dakota High School Basketball Polls: Feb. 23

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The high school girls and boys basketball polls for the week of Feb. 23, 2016. The content is courtesy of the South Dakota Broadcasters High School Basketball Poll.

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2016 Full State Gymnastics Meet Results

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Here are the full results from the 2016 state gymnastics meet. Mitchell won the Class AA team championship, while Madison won the Class A team championship.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

A Book, A Hammock and a Lifetime of Reading

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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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