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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

The Classroom Where Fake News Fails

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Fake news is everywhere, and many Americans in this digital age struggle to sort fact from fiction. The fix: Teach them when they're young.

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Native American Education: What Will It Take To Fix The 'Epitome Of Broken'?

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The Bureau of Indian Education is 150 years old and is finally undergoing a critical reorganization facilitated by the Obama administration and the bureau itself. But will it be enough?

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What The People Who Read Your College Application Really Think

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The college application process can be confusing and frustrating for prospective students. Here's a look at what happens behind the curtain.

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We Learned A Lot In 2016 About How Preschool Can Help Kids

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Several new studies pointed to lasting gains for students. But there's a catch: Over and over, the research showed the importance of providing high-quality preschool.

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Savor Dakota

Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta by Chef MJ Adams

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Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta is the first featured recipe as highlighted in Savor Dakota Episode 1: Spring. Chef MJ Adams contributes the recipe for our archive.

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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

South Dakota Native and Sioux Falls Washington Grad Nate Gerry Gets Drafted By Philadelphia

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The Philadelphia Eagles drafted South Dakota native Nate Gerry on Saturday in the fifth round of the 2017 National Football League draft.

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Looking Back: I Remember Watching Nate Gerry At Nine-Years Old

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

On Saturday in the fifth round of the 2017 National Football League draft, the Philadelphia Eagles called the name of Sioux Falls native Nate Gerry. SDPB's Nate Wek tells a story about growing up in Sioux Falls and watching Nate Gerry.

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Sioux Falls To Host Three Future NCAA Post-Season Events

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The city of Sioux Falls has been awarded three bids for future championship/regional National Collegiate Athletic Association events.

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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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