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... February 16, 2017 Show 032 Hour 2

In light of recent ethics conversations in state and national government (from IM22 to challenges to the Trump administration’s handling of business conflicts of interest) we settle in for an hour-long conversation about ethics. What do we talk about when we talk about ethics? How do ethics differ from profession to profession? And how do we hold ourselves and each other accountable in an age of shifting expectations.

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In The Moment... February 16, 2017 Show 032 Hour 1

Lulu Garcia-Navarro is the new host of NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday. She talks with Lori Walsh about taking the helm of a legacy program on NPR, how an intimate conversation creates a drivway moment, and how the role of American journalists hasn’t changed as much as some people think.  

In The Moment... February 15, 2017 Show 031 Hour 2

From the state budget shortfall to questions of unity in the state GOP, the Dakota Political Junkies tackle highlights from the South Dakota political scene. Roger Whittle and Jonathan Ellis are with us.

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SDPB’s Kealey Bultena brings you an update on an abortion bill that passed the state House of Representatives. The bill changes fetal pain charges from misdemeanor to felony.

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In The Moment... February 15, 2017 Show 031 Hour 1

We laugh our way through February with the Sno Jam Comedy Festival. We’re joined by Nathan Hultz and Britton Hacke to talk about comedy, courage, and proceeds benefiting Special Olympics.

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In The Moment... February 14, 2017 Show 030 Hour 2

Sunday, former Congressman and State Legislator Clint Roberts died at the age of 82. A rancher from western South Dakota, Roberts was elected into Congress on the same night that his friend, Ronald Reagan's, swept to victory over President Jimmy Carter. SDPB's Steve Zwemke visited with Roberts' colleague and friend, former U.S. Senator Larry Pressler in Washington, D.C. 

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In The Moment... February 14, 2017 Show 030 Hour 1

Your expectations for national security are high, yet fear of what a national security threat might look like in 2017 continues to shape American foreign policy. Before we can fully prepare for battles in cyberspace, we need to imagine how they might play out. U.S. Senator Mike Rounds joins us today to talk about the threat of cyberwar ... and what he's prepared to do about it. Senator Rounds is chair of the recently created Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Cybersecurity.

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In The Moment... February 13, 2017 Show 029 Hour 2

South Dakota Republican Party elected Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes has been elected by the South Dakota Republican Party to lead the SDGOP for the next two years. Chair Lederman will begin his term immediately and has called a Special Central Committee Meeting to be held at the end of February to adopt a budget and goals for 2017.

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In The Moment... February 13, 2017 Show 029 Hour 1

Alan Greene, Founder/CEO of LifeLight Communications, Inc. joins the show.  Last week it was announced that the LifeLight Festival, one of the world’s largest Christian music festivals, will no longer be held annually on a farm near Worthing, just south of Sioux Falls.

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In The Moment... February 10, 2017 Show 028 Hour 1

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In The Moment... February 9, 2017 Show 027 Hour 2

Patrick Baker and Jim Spears to talk about arts advocacy the state and preview the Governor's Awards for the Arts.

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Dr. Daniel Petereit developed the NCI-funded Walking Forward (WF) Program in 2002. WF was developed to address the high cancer incidence and mortality rates that American Indians (AIs) suffer who live in Western South Dakota.

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In The Moment... February 9, 2017 Show 027 Hour 1

"Dogs exhibit heroism under fire in extreme combat," says Jim Dugan (USAF ret) of Rapid City who will talk about his Vietnam War experiences as a dog handler, while headquartered at Tan Son Nhut Air Base.  Sponsored by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group, the free family event on Saturday, February 11 will take place at Ellsworth Air Force Base's South Dakota Air and Space Museum, starting at 9 am.

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In The Moment... February 8, 2017 Show 026 Hour 2

The Dakota Political Junkies Dana Ferguson, Sioux Falls Argus Leader watchdog/government reporter, and Seth Tupper, Rapid City Journal Enterprise Reporter weigh in on this week in politics.

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In The Moment... February 8, 2017 Show 026 Hour 1

Chrissy Meyer is the Communications Director for the South Dakota and North Dakota chapter of the American Heart Association. February is American heart month. She's with us to talk statistics and create awareness.

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Christopher Phillips is a bestselling author, foremost scholar and specialist in the Socratic Method. His blog can be found at childing.org

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In The Moment... February 7, 2017 Show 025 Hour 2

The legal showdown over President Trump’s immigration executive order continues. Today we talk about what the order means in South Dakota. Paul Turman, vice president for academic affairs for the South Dakota Board of Regents joins the show to discuss the impact on state universities.

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In The Moment... February 7, 2017 Show 025 Hour 1

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In The Moment... February 6, 2017 Show 024 Hour 2

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In The Moment...February 6, 2017 - Show 024 Hour 1

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In The Moment... February 3, 2017 - Show 023, Hour 1

Football fans tend to get … ahem … attached to their teams, even if their teams are far from local. SDPB’s Steve Zwemke is a lifelong Atlanta Falcons fan. Former SDPB intern Travis Berg cheers for the New England Patriots. Together they provide a (mostly) friendly preview of Super Bowl 51.

In The Moment...February 2 2017 Show 022 Hour 2

Guests: Charles "Chuck" Vollan, associate professor of American History at South Dakota State University, discusses prohibition in a rural state; Cormac O'Brien, historian, author & publisher; Bethany Amundson, instrumental instructor & director of bands at Dakota Wesleyan University

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In The Moment... February 2, 2017 - Show 022, Hour 1

In The Moment...February 1 2017 Show 021 Hour 2

Guests: Jon Hunter, Madison Daily Leader & Jonathan Ellis, Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Dakota political junkies; Ray Ring, South Dakota State Representative, talks about introducing a bill to cut sales tax on food; Mike Meyer, field manager for the Sioux Falls Canaries; Rick Knobe, former mayor of Sioux Falls with a tribute to visionary planner Steve Metli

In The Moment...February 1 2017 Show 021 Hour 1

Guests: Karen Mortimer, Marnie Hermann & Whitney Rencourntre, race relations with Rapid City circle of friends

In The Moment...January 31 2017 Show 020 Hour 1

Guests: Mark Sternhagen, author of a book about his life with polio, Normal For Me; SDPB's Lee Strubinger, Spearfish Canyon; Hugh Weber, The Potluck Society blog; SDPB's Kealey Bultena, college choice

In The Moment...January 30 2017 Show 019 Hour 2

Guests: SDPB's Kealey Bultena, Senate Bill 55; Karl Jegeris, Rapid City chief of police, talks 2016 crime statistics; SDPB's Karl Gehrke, talks about first jazz recording on record; Richard Carlson, photographer, images of the past

In The Moment...January 30 2017 Show 019 Hour 1

Guests: Tony Venhuizen, author of The Governor's of South Dakota; SDPB's Victoria Wicks, national seed swap day; Tong Wang, South Dakota State University extension specialist; Mike Thompson, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Sioux Falls

In The Moment...January 27 2017 Show 018 Hour 1

Guests: Delta David Gier, music director and conductor of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra; Sarah Burman-Schollmeyer, director of operations and education of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra; SDPB's Chynna Lockett, local priest performs original songs on the accordion; Brian Masek, bass player; Jesse Christen, electric guitar player, Brian Masek & Friends

In The Moment January 26 2017 Show 017 Hour 2

Guests: Dr. Trenton Ellis, assistant professor of human services at Black Hills State University's School of Behavioral Sciences, Panic at the Meat Department Geek Speak; Mike Huether, Mayor of Sioux Falls; Deirdre Dalpiaz Bishop, U.S. Census Bureau Chief of Geography

In The Moment...January 26 2017 Show 017 Hour 1

Guests: Ayelet Waldman, author of "A Really Good Day"; Dr. Adam Blackler, assistant professor of history at Black Hills State University; SDPB's Nate Wek, talks spring high school sports; Kevin Woster, blogger, On The Other Hand

In The Moment...January 25 2017 Show 016 Hour 2

Guests:Denise Ross & Roger Whittle, Dakota political junkies; National Weather Service; Sandye Kading, Republican national committeewoman for South Dakota; SDPB's Steve Zwemke, talks about Moment In Sound

In The Moment...January 25 2017 Show 016 Hour 1

Guests: Leslie Morrow, State Executive Director Alzheimer's Association South Dakota Chapter; SDPB's Chynna Lockett, pipeline approval reaction; SDPB's Victoria Wicks, celebration of the birthday of Scots Poet Robert Burns; Jon Else, producer & cinematographer;

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