Chris Laughery

In the Moment Producer

I'm Chris Laughery, a producer for in the moment ...  My family consists of wife Ann and son Matt. I have been involved in the broadcast world for over 20 years in one capacity or another. I am a proud United States Navy veteran and played a role in Operation Southern Watch in Iraq and Operation Restore Hope in Southern Africa. I appreciate you listening to South Dakota Public Broadcasting and being in the moment ...

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In The Moment ... October 3, 2017 Show 190 Hour 1

Visitors from India stopped in Rapid City to learn from the locals. The group of nine young people are political leaders in India all with different beliefs. They met with organizers and politicians as part of their tour across the United States. SDPB's Chynna Lockett has more.

In The Moment ... October 4, 2017 Show 191 Hour 2

Tony Harrison returns from the national FOP conference with news from law enforcement agencies throughout the nation. We talk about the conference, what law enforcement officers are saying after the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

In The Moment ... October 4, 2017 Show 191 Hour 2

Pierre native and SDSU graduate Stephanie Arne brings her tiny house to Brookings and Sioux Falls as part of the Creative Animal Tour. Arne is the host of "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom." We talk small habitats and sustainability.

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In The Moment ... October 4, 2017 Show 191 Hour 2

Seth Tupper and Denise Ross join us this week as we unpack the state's top political headlines. After the mass shooting in Las Vegas, this week we look at response from South Dakota's members of Congress as well as comments from gubernatorial candidate Marty Jackley about his thoughts on preserving 2nd Amendment rights for South Dakotans.

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In The Moment ... October 4, 2017 Show 191 Hour 1

Welcome to October, when the leaves turn golden and the world turns a fairer shade of pink. Today we talk innovations in breast cancer treatment, and if you live in rural South Dakota, the latest might be of particular interest to the women you care about. Joining us is Dr Julie Reiland, breast surgeon with Avera Medical Group Comprehensive Breast Care.

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In The Moment ... October 4, 2017 Show 191 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... October 4, 2017 Show 191 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us each Wednesday with an update of the sports and recreation events throughout the state. This week we talk golf and Post 22.

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In The Moment ... October 4, 2017 Show 191 Hour 1

It was the beep heard round the world, and it ushered in an era of fear in America. The launch of the world's first satellite occurred 60 years ago today. With Sputnik in space ... the race for security quickly came to South Dakota. Joe Brehm, Chief of Interpretation at the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in western South Dakota.

In The Moment ... October 3, 2017 Show 190 Hour 1

Last week Congressional Republicans released their blueprint for tax reform. Some lawmakers are calling the blueprint the largest tax reform in thirty years. Other observers say it's just a starting point, but desperately needed. Overall, South Dakotans stand to benefit from the reform.
SDPB's Lee Strubinger joins us for more.

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In The Moment ... October 3, 2017 Show 190 Hour 1

If anthropology is the study of human society, culture, and development, then why does it often seem at odds with American Indian studies?

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In The Moment ... October 3, 2017 Show 190 Hour 2

Seconds count in combat and in life. From split second decisions, to battles that explode and recede in a matter of moments, the fate of a battle can pivot on a delicate turn indeed. We're joined by John Mollison, Dalton Coffee, and Dave West to talk about "South Dakota Warrior" and "Split Second." Special premieres of John Mollison's film "South Dakota Warrior," are scheduled for Friday in Ft. Pierre and Saturday at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum at Ellsworth Air Force Base.

In The Moment ... October 3, 2017 Show 190 Hour 2

Hugh Weber is the host of The Potluck Society. This week he brings Jacob Marek to the program. Marek is a travel planner who specializes in introvert-friendly travel. Find more on the weekly Potluck Society podcast.

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In The Moment ... October 3, 2017 Show 190 Hour 2

It was a five second crime, decades in the making. What does the murder of North Korea's Kim Jong Nam tell us about his half-brother, Kim Jong Un? And what does it tell us about the world's next nuclear powered dictatorship? Tune in to tonight's FRONTLINE on SDPB-TV for the new investigation "North Korea's Deadly Dictator." Joining us is Jane McMullen, producer and director of the program.

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In The Moment ... October 2, 2017 Show 189 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... October 2, 2017 Show 189 Hour 1

The city of Deadwood has a rich and vibrant history. But there are darker stories to be told as well. This month you can join in a professional paranormal investigation at the Historic Adams House in Deadwood. Joining us now for more is Rose Speirs, with Deadwood History Incorporated, along with Mo Miller. He's with Black Hills Paranormal Investigations.

In The Moment ... October 2, 2017 Show 189 Hour 2

The history of hot air ballooning begins right here, in South Dakota. For this week's Images of the Past we talk about the quest to float safely aloft in a unique aircraft. Joining us now is Orvin Olivier. He's a hot air balloon history expert, a former Raven Industry employee, and a 40-year balloon pilot.

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In The Moment ... October 2, 2017 Show 189 Hour 2

The news from Catalonia has implications not only for Spain, but for the European Union. With so much happening in the news over the weekend, we thought you'd like to learn more about what's happening in Europe ... its history and its international implications. For that, we welcome Augustana Professor Patrick Hicks.

In The Moment ... September 29, 2017 Show 188 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... September 29, 2017 Show 188 Hour 1

If you're looking to make a little money (or a lot of money) in the future, you might do well to study the past. How about 400 years of big ideas and start-ups, for example. Bhu Srinivasan has written a new book. It's called “Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism.” It's a roll through the "Next Big Thing" of the past few centuries. He joins us to talk innovation, the motivation for immigration, and the surprising adaptability of American economic machinery.

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In the Moment ... September 28, 2017 Show 188 Hour 1

We've got Sioux City songwriter Devon Cadwell with us in the SDPB Vermillion studios for this week’s Moment in Sound. He plays the Springfield Fall Festival tomorrow at 11 a.m.

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In The Moment ... September 28, 2017 Show 187 Hour 1

September is national suicide awareness and prevention month. The Center for Disease Control reports that suicide is the second leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. In July, new state legislation took effect to help ensure that teachers can play a role in helping South Dakota's young people who are struggling with mental health. SDPB's Jackie Hendry shares the details of the new policy.

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In The Moment ... September 28, 2017 Show 187 Hour 2

Dr. Richard Holm is known as the Prairie Doc. He joins us each week at this time to talk health and more.

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In The Moment ... September 28, 2017 Show 187 Hour 2

Author Kent Nerburn's book "Neither Wolf Nor Dog" became known inside Hollywood as the great unmade Native American novel. Producers tried, and failed, to bring the book to the screen for more than 20 years. Scottish Filmmaker Steven Lewis Simpson managed the project with an 18 day shoot with a 95-year-old star and fan support from Kickstarter. "Neither Wolf Nor Dog," the film, returns to South Dakota and opens at the Brookings Cinema 8 in Brookings and the Logan Luxury 5 Theater in Mitchell. Joining us is Steven Lewis Simpson.

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In The Moment ... September 28, 2017 Show 187 Hour 2

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In The Moment ... September 28, 2017 Show 187 Hour 1

It's time for the turning of the colors in South Dakota, and if you find yourself anywhere near Spearfish Canyon, it's precisely what people are talking about. SDPB's Kevin Woster is with us today. His blog is called On the Other Hand. You can find it at SDPB.org/Woster.

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In The Moment ... September 28, 2017 Show 187 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... September 27, 2017 Show 186 Hour 2

If you live in a rural area, your chances of dying from cancer are higher than those of your metropolitan neighbors. A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looks into the Cancer Incident Rate. Joining us to make sense of it is Dr. Jonathan Bleeker, an oncologist with Sanford.

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In The Moment ... September 27, 2017 Show 186 Hour 2

Roger Whittle (Watertown Public Opinion) and Dana Ferguson (Argus Leader Media) discuss the latest headlines in state political news. Today we talk about the consequences of a tasteless meme, and the role of religion in the upcoming race for governor.

In The Moment ... September 27, 2017 Show 186 Hour 2

Erik Helland of Landscape Garden Centers joins us to answer listener gardening and growing questions.

In The Moment ... September 27, 2017 Show 186 Hour 1

Faith in Public Life is an interdenominational gathering. The group brings author William Paul Young to the state on October 2nd. Joining us for a conversation about the role of faith in the public square, Father Chuck Cimpl and The Reverend Christina Swenson O'Hara.

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