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Arts & Culture

Huron Hosts 2014 State Oral Interpretation Festival

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The 105th State Oral Interpretation event took place in Huron, SD over the weekend, and for many, this event was an opportunity to showcase acting and theater skills. 

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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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Children & Education

DINOSAUR TRAIN: ZEPPELIN ADVENTURE premieres June 15

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PBS KIDS Summer Safari kicks off in June with the premiere of DINOSAUR TRAIN: Zeppelin Adventure. 

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New Study Shows Educational Benefits of Watching Sesame Street Similar to Those of Attending Preschool

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The most comprehensive study ever conducted on the educational benefits of Sesame Street demonstrates a long-lasting impact on the scholastic achievement of millions of Americans.

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Amazing Underwater Explosion Using Dry Ice and Liquid Nitrogen

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Backyard Scientist displays an underwater explosions using Dry Ice, and Liquid Nitrogen. This experiment is captured in high definition slow motion.

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Kids Poster Challenge Helps Spread the Word About Aquatic Invasive Species

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South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is asking kids to help repel an invasion — of aquatic invasive species, like zebra and quagga mussels, and Asian carp.

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Midday Margins

Midday Margins Blog: The Reading Life of SD Chief Justice David Gilbertson

The first time I interviewed South Dakota Chief Justice David Gilbertson, we were in Pierre, and I was still getting...

Midday Margins Blog: On Oil Leaks, Authenticity, And Occasionally Asking the Wrong Questions

Three words are posted above my desk at South Dakota Public Broadcasting. These are the core principals the Dakota...

Midday Margins Blog: The Reading Life Of Senator Tom Daschle

The way people read fascinates me. Most people don't think about it much, but there are as many different reading...

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

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

South Dakota High School Basketball Polls: Jan. 19, 2016

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The high school basketball polls are now available for the week of January 19, 2016. All content of this poll is courtesy of the South Dakota Sportswriters Association.

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A South Dakota Car Dealer Owns The Domain To Los Angeles Rams Website

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There is one Rams fan in Rapid City, who may have just struck gold by accident. Brian Busch, 54, is a used car dealer, who became a fan in the 1970's. When the team moved to St. Louis in 1995, Busch created the website losangelesrams.com as a tribute site to the Los Angeles Rams franchise. He may be looking at a big payday, if the Rams decide to purchase the domain.

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Wisconsin High School Fans Can No Longer Chant "Scoreboard" or "We Can't Hear You" At Opposing Fans

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According to Peter Burns of ESPN, students and fans attending high school games in Wisconsin are going to need to watch what they chant. Via the report, these new rules are being inforced by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association.

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