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International Jazz Day on SDPB Radio's Jazz Nightly

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Today music lovers from Paris to New York to Sioux Falls celebrate International Jazz Day. Host Uncle Jimmo brings the celebration to the airwaves tonight on SDPB Radio's Jazz Nightly.

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Typewriter Art, The Gift Of Paul Smith

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There are many types of artists in the world. Some of those artists become well known and make millions of dollars, others don’t. And some view art as nothing more than a hobby.

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The 2015 Sioux Falls JazzFest Lineup

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The lineup for the 2015 Sioux Falls JazzFest event has been announced with Grace Potter, Boz Scaggs, and Marcia Ball headlining the event.

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Children & Education

How To Earn Six Figures Without A Four-Year Degree

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An age-old practice with origins in medieval times, is now gaining traction again in the United States.

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A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

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A developmental framework for building 21st century skills — no technology or money required.

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How To Pick Kids' Apps For The Backseat This Summer

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Screen time can be more than a distraction if you follow these principles.

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How To Apply The Brain Science Of Resilience To The Classroom

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A nonprofit called Turnaround for Children helps schools meet the needs of children facing poverty and adversity.

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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

2017 Class AA State Boys Golf Tournament, Day One Results

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The Class AA Boys Golf Championships began on Monday in Pierre, SD. Here are the full team results and individual performance results after the first day of competition.

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The 20th Annual Mickelson Trail Trek - Part One

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Notes, photos, and a few observation on a 109-mile bike ride through the Black Hills.

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The 20th Annual Mickelson Trail Trek - Part Two

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Notes, photos, and observations from Day Two of the 2017 Mickelson Trail Trek.

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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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