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Dr. William Elmquist is a distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutics at the University of Minnesota. Today, he is the keynote speaker for the 27th Annual Pharmacy Fall Convocation. His talk is called "Targeted Central Nervous System Delivery to Treat Brain Tumors: Many Challenges, Many Opportunities." He joins us to talk research, hope, and why he thinks his job is the greatest in the world.


In The Moment ... October 23, 2017 Show 204 Hour 2

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... October 23, 2017 Show 204 Hour 2

Pork is the meat of choice for many families in Vietnam. A South Dakota swine specialist is planning a journey to the country to exchange knowledge about production as well as culture. Bob Thaler is an extension swine specialist and professor at South Dakota State University. He's been selected for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar program and will spend January through May of 2018 working with the Vietnam National University of Agriculture in Hanoi.

Siouxland Heritage Museums

In The Moment ... October 23, 2017 Show 204 Hour 2

For this week's Images of the Past, we journey back to 1864 and a fort near Sisseton, which now serves as a South Dakota State Historical Park. Bill Hoskins is director of the Siouxland Heritage Museums in Sioux Falls, and he joins us with the story.

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Journalist Eric Fish comes to Brookings for a China Town Hall on Tuesday, October 24th. The program begins at six with a webcast featuring Steve Orlins, President of the National Committee on US-China Relations interviewing former UN Ambassador Susan Rice. Then Eric Fish takes the stage. He's a journalist and author of the book “China's Millennials: The Want Generation.” He currently writes for the Asia Society in New York, hosts the Asia In-Depth podcast, and is writing a book about Chinese students in American universities.

In The Moment ... October 23, 2017 Show 204 Hour 1

Emily Kiel is Communications Director for the South Dakota GFP. She's also a lifelong South Dakota hunter. She joins us for a look at this year's Pheasant Season opener, where the bird count is down, but the traditions remain strong.

Victoria Wicks

The Keystone XL pipeline got the go-ahead from the Trump administration in March. The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission had already done the work to allow it to cross this state. But still the pipeline is not a done deal. There are appeals pending in the South Dakota Supreme Court and Montana federal court. And Nebraska still hasn't permitted it.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


A spike in interest for waterfowl hunting has led officials with Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge to schedule public meetings next month. 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages the more than 20,000-acre property in Brown County. Meetings are slated for November 1st at the Sportsman's Club of Brown County and November 2nd at the American Legion Hall in Columbia. Both meetings are set to begin at 7 p.m. 

U.S. Senator Mike Rounds is one of 24 cosponsors of a bill designed to stabilize the Affordable Care Act marketplaces.

The bill is known as the Alexander/Murray legislation. The current proposal reinstates Cost-Sharing Reduction payments to insurance companies for the next two years. President Trump announced last week that the Administration would stop making the monthly installments.

Rounds says Congress has to stabilize Obamacare, while transitioning away from it.

A number of cyber security topics were discussed including wireless vulnerabilities and vpn's.

If you're looking to use a VPN, this comparison chart is a good resource. And, if you're feeling adventurous enough to build your own, Ars Technica provides this helpful guide.

Joel passed on a couple great links:


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