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In The Moment ... Senator Mike Rounds Talks Cybersecurity

Office of U.S. Senator Mike Rounds
Senator Mike Rounds

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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If you watched the millions of dollars rolling into the state during the last election cycle with questions and concerns, you weren't along. Two bills working their way through the state house take aim at ballot question committee funding and transparency. SDPB's Lee Strubinger joins me to take a closer look at those bills.

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It's Valentine's Day and hopefully you've already bought a sweet gift for a sweet person in your life ... even if that sweet person is yourself. SDPB's Chynna Lockett spoke with  local candy makers and chefs to find out what's on their menu this holiday. 

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How much control do you want over the cut of meat that inhabits your plate? A new service based in Washington state takes a crowd-funding approach to organic beef, and they're looking for South Dakota customers and producers. Joe Heitzeberg is the co-founder and CEO of Crow Cow.

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Chris is a producer for In the Moment.