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'A History of Forever,' and Rounds talks Russian aggression

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In the Moment airs live at 12CT/11MT. That audio is then attached to this webpage soon after the show airs.

On today's show

Russian military buildup continues to grow on the Ukrainian border even after they said they were pulling back. South Dakota U.S. Senator Mike Rounds joins us with what he knows about this ever-unfolding situation.

Will the state legislature roll back the .5% sales tax put in place to fund teacher pay and property tax relief? Lee Strubinger is SDPB's politics reporter.

USD graduate and author Beth MacDonald's novel A History of Forever tells the story of a Vermillion history undergrad who falls in love with her professor and embarks on an adventure of romance and secrets. It's a book about the stories we never tell for fear of upending how people see us. And in the world of this novel, telling the story of the protagonist's love might also upend how people see the very nature of reality. Beth MacDonald joins us to talk about the book.

Take A Moment: We listen in on a performance from the T.F. Riggs Chamber Choir, recorded live from the capitol building by SDPB's Lee Strubinger.

There is a shortage of workers across the country in a number of professions. One example is in the judicial system. Court reporters keep record of court proceedings and provide administrative support to judges. But there are not enough candidates to fill vacant positions. SDPB’s Laura Johnson has the story.

This week’s episode of Fresh Tracks looks at new albums coming in 2022, the song “Beggin” from Italian Rock Group “Maneskin" and the long-awaited release of “Korolen” from the London Symphony Orchestra.

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