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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

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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Wind Cave Exploration

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Spelunkers have been exploring and mapping Wind Cave's passages and chambers since the 1880s.

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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

South Dakota High School Basketball Polls: Feb. 2, 2016

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The new boys and girls basketball polls for the week of February 2, 2016. All content is courtesy of the South Dakota Sportswriters Association.

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South Dakota High School Basketball Polls: Jan. 26, 2016

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The new polls for girls and boys high school basketball have been released. All content contained is courtesy of the South Dakota Sportswriters Association.

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The Most Unusual (Yet Successful) High School Basketball Shot You'll See

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A basketball player from Tharptown High School in Russellville, Alabama made one of the most unusual baskets a person will ever see. While any basketball player can make a shot with their hands, how many can say they've made one with their face?

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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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