As mass shootings make headlines more frequently, many companies are training their employees for the worst. Hospitals can present a unique challenge if a situation blocks access to the emergency room. On Thursday, Avera McKennan partnered with Sioux Falls police and fire rescue teams for a simulated active-shooter situation. 

Avera McKennan Emergency Management Coordinator Kevin Schlosser explains the situation: a woman is brought into the E.R. after a car crash. Her husband comes to check on her.

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Former Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe is joining Governor Dennis Daugaard to promote technical education in South Dakota. The all-day event (on Thursday) called “A New Day in Tech Ed in South Dakota” revolves around changing the conversation around educational opportunities. 

Governor Daugaard has made workforce development and tech ed a mainstay of his administration. He credits Mike Rowe for proving on a national scale that the world of work is more than pushing pencils and typing at computers.

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Kara LaReau is the author of the "Infamous Ratsos" series. The first two books were bound together as the 2018 Young Readers One Book South Dakota selection.

She's in South Dakota for the Festival of Books. You can see her today in Sioux Falls at the Washington Pavilion. Friday, September 21st, meet her in Brookings as she presents at the Children's Museum of South Dakota.

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In The Moment ... September 20. 2018 Show 426 Hour 2

Michael Hall writes picture books that delight and endure. He's the New York Times bestselling author of "My Heart is Like a Zoo," Red: A Crayon's Story," Little i," and more.

He's in South Dakota for the South Dakota Festival of Books and Young Readers Festival. See him Thursday, September 20 at the Washington Pavilion and Friday, September 21 at the Children's Museum of South Dakota. Find more at sdbookfestival.com.

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When 13 year-old Briana's dad dies suddenly, she is faced with another unexpected turn of events: She now has not one heart but two. The second heart nestles inside her and speaks to her in her father's voice.

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In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 2

Chuck Parkinson joined In the Moment from Rapid City for a preview of his monthly program, Where Do We Go From Here? 

Today's topic was Women in Public Service - How are women in government impacting public policy? 

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In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 2

Each week, In The Moment gathers the week it is in politics. We then bring in our Dakota Political Junkies to provide their knowledge.

Today we welcome in Jon Hunter, the publisher of the Madison daily Leader, and Seth Tupper, Rapid City Journal Enterprise Reporter.

The main topics discussed in the show were the potential changes in policy that would put at risk state hemp farmers and the proposed changes to South Dakota Board of Regions freedom of speech policy. 

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SDPB Nate Wek joined In The Moment with his weekly update on South Dakota sports and recreation. 

This week SDPB reporter brought a preview of the first Sanford International PGA tour celebrated at the Minnehaha country club located in Sioux Falls.

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In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Margaret Sutton. She is a Republican out of District 10 and is running for State Senator.

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In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Nancy York. She is a Republican out of District 5 and is running for State Representative.

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In The Moment is live from Brookings for the 2018 South Dakota Festival of Books for a two hour special.

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