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In The Moment ... Combat Dogs In The Vietnam War

USAF combat dog

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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Lawmakers in Pierre have rejected a bill that requires a private school scholarship to publicize the names of donor companies. House Bill 1125 died Wednesday in the House Education committee, but the discussion brings up greater issues involving money and transparency. SDPB’s Kealey Bultena explains the background into the program and the issues in front of lawmakers.

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SDPB's Nate Wek traveled to Sully Buttes High School and talked with Chloe Lamb, a senior guard for the Chargers girls basketball team. Even though it’s a Class B team, Lamb has committed to playing ball next year for the University of South Dakota.

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Blogger Kevin Woster discusses hunting in South Dakota. His new blog, On the Other Hand, can be found at

  • This segment starts at 35:47.

Chris is a producer for In the Moment.