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In The Moment ... December 22, 2017 Show 246 Hour 1

Eliza Blue's December Postcard from the Prairie is a look through the fog at a chicken who gathers more than she can use and the message in that for the rest of us.

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Federal investigators say the South Dakota non-profits meant to dole out Gear Up funds fraudulently charged Native American schools for several years.
 
The federal investigation is ended, because the ones responsible are dead.
 
The US Office of Inspector General reports the non-profits set up under Mid-Central Educational Cooperative over billed two schools by more than $100,000.

In The Moment ... December 11, 2017 Show 237 Hour 2 

Gary Enright, director of the 1881 Courthouse Museum in Custer joins us for a look at this week's Images of the Past. Today we discuss efforts to bring the United Nations headquarters to the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Not all speech is free speech under the First Amendment. For instance, libel, slander, fighting words, and yelling "fire" in a crowded theater are not protected. And neither is speech that conveys a credible threat.

The South Dakota Supreme Court drove that fact home in its recent opinion upholding the conviction of Edward Draskovich. Justices say it's not just the speaker's intent that's at issue. It's also the fear inspired in the listener. SDPB's Victoria Wicks has this report.

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Apr 13, 2017