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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

New PBS Kids Series NATURE CAT Premieres in Fall

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PBS KIDS premieres NATURE CAT, a new animated series that encourages children to explore nature, this fall.

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Get Moving! — A Time Trials Math Activity

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This Time Trials Activity injects some educational fun by calculating their mph while your kids ride, skate, pogo or scoot.

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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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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

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

State Basketball: Who Will Win Girls Class A and B?

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

See if you can successfully guess who will get 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in both the girls Class A and girls Class B tournaments - both of which begin on Thursday.

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2016 Girls State Basketball: Class A and Class B Brackets

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This year, the girls state basketball weekend will consist of only two classes - Class A and Class B. The Girls Class AA tournament will take place during the boys state basketball weekend. Watertown will host Class A and Huron will host Class B.

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Not One, Not Two, But Three Miracle Buzzer Shots

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On Thursday night, the Waseca Blue Jays defeated the Marshall Tigers 103-100 in 4OT to advance to the Class AAA State Tournament. It’s not necessarily the four-overtimes that made this game unique – it was the three miracle shots that happened during it, which has this game making headlines.

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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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