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Top-20 Christmas Movies

Posted by Nate Wek on

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

Posted by Brian Gevik on

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 Kinetic Carousel Engineering Toy

Posted by Nate Wek on

Want to make a fun DIY toy that moves? This kinetic carousel spins wildly and demonstrates potential and kinetic energy.

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SDPB at the YFS Kids Fair!

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SDPB will be at the Youth and Family Services Kids Fair in Rapid City, later this month, with kid-approved acts and activities.

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A radical approach to discipline that starts with listening to students

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Metropolitan is among a small but growing number of schools nationally that are turning the traditional approach to discipline on its head. Instead of trying to get students to leave their personal troubles at the door, these schools help kids cope with what often is a history of trauma. The idea is to catch problems before they become disciplinary issues resulting in suspensions or expulsions.

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Invisibilia: The Most Effecient Way to Travel on Two Legs

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The hosts of NPR's new show about human behavior bring you some new research from Nevada State University. They've discovered the most efficient way to travel on two legs.

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Savor Dakota

SAVOR DAKOTA at the South Dakota Peach Festival

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

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

2016 Class "A" Junior American Legion Baseball State Championship Tournament

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The South Dakota 2016 Class “A” Junior American Legion Baseball State Championship Tournament that will be held in Watertown, SD at the Watertown Stadium, Wednesday July 20 -July 24, 2016.

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The Minnesota Twins Induct Legendary Broadcaster John Gordon Into Hall Of Fame

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Legendary radio sportscaster John Gordon was inducted into the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon. Gordon, who is now 76-years old, spent 25 seasons doing Twins games on the radio.

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Becky Hammon Has No. 25 Retired By San Antonio Stars

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South Dakota native Becky Hammon is already considered one of the best professional women’s basketball players of all-time, but San Antonio is doing their part to prove how great she was during her time with them.

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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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