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In The Moment ... February 5, 2018 Show 270 Hour 1

The South Dakota Council of Juvenile Services helps establish the state's policies for juvenile issues and funding. The council has elected a new chair. Beth O'Toole was appointed to her fifth three-year term by Governor Dennis Daugaard in 2017.

She is a professor of social science and criminal justice at University of Sioux Falls. She recently took a group of USF students to Hawaii, where they watched history unfold during a false-alarm ballistic missile alert.

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In The Moment ... February 5, 2018 Show 270 Hour 1

Joseph Bottum is director of the Classics Institute. It's a think-tank at Dakota State University that explores the promises and dangers of computer technology.

He recently wrote a piece for "The Weekly Standard" called "The Immorality of Bad Software Design."

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In The Moment ... May 15, 2017 Show 093 Hour 2

Dr. Michael Mullin is a professor of history at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, where he serves as National Endowment for the Humanities Chair of Regional History. His recent article in the current issue of South Dakota history journal explores the role of Senator R.F. Pettigrew in national (and international politics) as the debate around the annexation of Hawaii unfolded.