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In The Moment ... October 2, 2019 Show 671 Hour 2

Former legislator Dan Ahlers is a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2020.

And, does free speech push the rule of law?

Dakota Political Junkies Noel Hamiel, former legislator and Rapid City Journal columnist, and Jon Hunter, Madison Daily Leader publisher, dive into the issues.

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In The Moment ... September 18, 2019 Show 661 Hour 2

Should the state of South Dakota have seen the warning signs about investors of the former STAR Academy property near Custer? Does the public have the right to know why Minnehaha County State's Attorney Aaron McGowan has been out of the office for weeks?

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter and Mike Card talk these South Dakota political headlines and more.

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In The Moment ... August 21, 2019 Show 642 Hour 2

The Minnehaha County Democrats, in a press release today, say a candidate will step forward to run against Representative Dusty Johson in 2020. Could it be Whitney Raver?

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter and Jon Schaff also discuss this week's industrial hemp hearings and the Frank La Mere Native American Presidential Forum.

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Aug 9, 2019
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This week we had Jon Hunter with the Madison Daily Leader and Jon Schaff, Political Science professor at NSU as our Politcal Junkies; we discussed the Pentagon launching surveillance balloons over South Dakota and the American Civil Liberties Union’s concerns over privacy, and the Jon Hunter’s report shinning a light on South Dakota’s need for more mental health professionals. We hear from folks at the new addiction treatment center, Project Recovery, and what they’re seeing regarding addiction in South Dakota.

Dakota Political Junkies: Surveillance Balloons

Aug 7, 2019
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In The Moment ... August 7, 2019 Show 632 Hour 2

The Pentagon is launching balloons over the Midwest, including South Dakota, for drug surveillance. The American Civil Liberties Union has conveyed concerns over privacy.

South Dakota voters could be deciding on a medical marijuana measure in November, 2020, if proponents gather enough signatures by this November.

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter and Jon Schaff discuss these issues and more.

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In The Moment ... July 31, 2019 Show 627 Hour 2

The message "In God We Trust" will greet South Dakota students when they return to school next month and Seth Tupper writes about Senator Mike Rounds' multifaceted fundraising apparatus.

Rapid City Journal enterprise reporter Seth Tupper and Madison Daily Leader publisher Jon Hunter discuss this week's political news. 

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In The Moment ... July 17, 2019 Show 617 Hour 2

South Dakota has a $19.4 million surplus for Fiscal Year 2019. The Oglala Sioux Tribe legalizes same sex marriage. Plus, South Dakota Congressional delegates confront racism, accusations of racism, and election season rhetoric.

The Dakota Political Junkies are Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader, and Jonathan Ellis, columnist and investigative reporter with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader

In the Moment News: July 1-7

Jul 3, 2019
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Representative Jean Hunhoff discusses the mental health task force she chairs. State Representative Nancy Rasmussen explains the Special Education Interim Study Committee. Representative Lee Qualm and Representative Oren Lesmeister talk industrial hemp. SDPB’s Lee Strubinger reports on freshman state legislator Scyller Borglum’s announcement to run for the U.S. Senate in 2020. Political Junky Jon Hunter discuss this week in South Dakota politics. 

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In The Moment ... July 3, 2019 Show 609 Hour 2

Scyller Borglum will challenge Senator Mike Rounds next summer and a petition drive for a referendum on House Bill 1094 has failed.

Madison Daily Leader publisher Jon Hunter joins Lori Walsh for In The Moment's weekly Dakota Political Junkies segment. 

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In The Moment ... June 19, 2019 Show 599 Hour 2

A picture has created havoc during this year's Girls State and petition drives are underway to subvert South Dakota's current Initiated Measure process.

Dakota Political Junkies Noel Hamiel and Jon Hunter join Lori Walsh for the weekly political roundtable.

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In The Moment ... May 29, 2019 Show 584 Hour 2

The ACLU is asking a federal court to step in and prevent South Dakota from enforcing the new "riot boosting" law ... and a feather in the cap at graduation causes a stir.

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Schaff and Jon Hunter dig into the issues in SDPB's weekly political roundtable. 

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In The Moment ... May 15, 2019 Show 576 Hour 2

South Dakota High School students propose a deeper look at "In God We Trust." U.S. Senator John Thune calls for trade deals that fuel economic growth. Madison Daily Leader publisher Jon Hunter joins In the Moment host Lori Walsh to discuss this week's political headlines.

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In The Moment ... May 1, 2019 Show 566 Hour 2

A South Dakota lawmaker is accusing Congressman Dusty Johnson of intimidation. It's just one of the topics addressed by the Dakota Political Junkies.

This week's panelists are Jonathan Ellis, investigative reporter for the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, and Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader. 

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In The Moment ... April 23, 2019 Show 560 Hour 1

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Apr 10, 2019
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In The Moment ... April 10, 2019 Show 553 Hour 2

Governor Kristi Noem was in Watertown Tuesday to talk about job development. While she was there she announced the reopening of the state's Emergency Command Center in anticipation of another winter storm.

Meanwile, Senator John Thune is working to battle those annoying robo-calls.

The Dakota Political Junkies discuss the issues. Roger Whittle joins from a snowy Watertown while Jon Hunter joins from a lightning-struck Madison. 

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In The Moment ... March 20, 2019 Show 539 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter of the Madison Daily Leader and Roger Whittle of the Watertown Public Opinion get together for In The Moment's weekly politics roundtable.

They discuss Governor Kristi Noem's signings of Capitol carry and "In God We Trust" legislation along with last night's Augustana Boe Forum that featured Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.

  Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

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In The Moment ... March 6, 2019 Show 529 Hour 2

A university free speech bill has been revived, legalized sports betting in South Dakota could go to the 2020 ballot, and Governor Noem proposes bills in anticipation of Keystone XL protests.

Dakota Political Junkies Jonathan Ellis of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader and Jon Hunter of the Madison Daily Leader talk about the issues.

  Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

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In The Moment ... February 20, 2019 Show 519 Hour 2

Noel Hamiel, Former State Legislator and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame, and Jon Hunter, publisher from the Madison Daily Leader, joined In The Moment to analyze the top political headlines of the week.

Today’s conversation was centered around sports betting in Deadwood and transgender legislation.

 

Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University.

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In The Moment ... January 30, 2019 Show 505 Hour 2

A bill that allows permitless concealed carry has passed the legislature and awaits Governor Kristi Noem's signature.

The Dakota Political Junkies, Noel Hamiel and Jon Hunter, discuss the bill and other highlights from this year's legislative session in Pierre. 

Dakota Political Junkies: State Of The State

Jan 9, 2019
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In The Moment ... January 9, 2019 Show 491 Hour 2

Governor Kristi Noem delivered her first State of the State address in Pierre Tuesday.

The Dakota Political Junkies, Seth Tupper of the Rapid City Journal and Jon Hunter of the Madison Daily Leader, discuss what they describe as a "very different" address. 

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In The Moment ... December 19, 2018 Show 483 Hour 2

We review the top news stories of 2018. A deeper look at the new farm bill and a discussion of Time Magazine's Person of the Year.

We're joined by former South Dakota lawmaker and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame, Noel Hamiel. And publisher of the Madison Daily Leader, Jon Hunter.

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In The Moment ... November 28, 2018 Show 468 Hour 2

Noel Hamiel and Jon Hunter discuss Governor-elect Kristi Noem's transition team during the weekly Dakota Political Junkies roundtable.

The political junkies look for several groups to re-try legislation that didn't pass or received a veto during Governor Daugaard's administration.

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In the Moment brings you special post-election coverage with insight from SDPB's reporters, analysis from politial scientiests and the Dakota Political Junkies, and thoughts on lessons learned from state legislative and state party leaders.

SDPB's Lee Strubinger and Jackie Hendry recap Election Night in South Dakota.

Black Hills State University's Pam Carriveau discusses the statewide bollot questions and how South Dakotans spoke on citizen democracy.

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Oct 24, 2018
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In The Moment ... October 24. 2018 Show 447 Hour 2

We're two weeks out from the 2018 election.

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter and Roger Whittle joined In The Moment today for a look at a governor's race that's capturing national attention, anticipation for independent polling numbers, and some insight into this year's ballot questions.

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Oct 3, 2018
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In The Moment ... October 3. 2018 Show 435 Hour 2

We're just a month away from the November election.

In today’s show we visited about the race for governor along with South Dakota's congressional reaction to this week's announcement of a new trade deal with Canada, replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Jon Hunter, Publisher of the Madison Daily Leader and Jonathan Ellis, Investigative Reporter with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, joined this week’s Dakota Political Junkies. 

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In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 Hour 2

Each week, In The Moment gathers the week it is in politics. We then bring in our Dakota Political Junkies to provide their knowledge.

Today we welcome in Jon Hunter, the publisher of the Madison daily Leader, and Seth Tupper, Rapid City Journal Enterprise Reporter.

The main topics discussed in the show were the potential changes in policy that would put at risk state hemp farmers and the proposed changes to South Dakota Board of Regions freedom of speech policy. 

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In The Moment ... August 29, 2018 Show 411 Hour 2

Seth Tupper, reporter from the Rapid City Journal, and Jon Hunter, publisher from the Madison Daily Leader, joined In The Moment to analyze the top political headlines of the week. 

Today the conversation was centered around the newspaper tariffs, the gubernatorial race and orphan natural gas wells.  

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In The Moment ... August 8, 2018 Show 396 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Dana Ferguson and Jon Hunter discuss the scheduled execution of Rodney Berget, Senator Mike Rounds' Tuesday visit to Sioux Falls, the latest poll in the U.S. House race between Dusty Johnson, Tim Bjorkman and George Hendrickson and Governor Daugaard's request for a special session of the State Legislature.

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In The Moment ... July 18, 2018 Show 381 Hour 2

A woman who spoke to South Dakotans about freedom has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation.

What's the impact on the South Dakota political scene?

Dakota Political Junkie Jon Hunter, from the Madison Daily Leader, joined In The Moment with an update on the topic.

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In The Moment ... June 20, 2018 Show 362 Hour 2

Each week, In The Moment gathers the week it is in politics. We then bring in our Dakota Political Junkies to provide their knowledge. Today we welcome in Jon Hunter, the publisher of the Madison daily Leader. We also have the executive editor of the Aberdeen American News, JJ Perry.

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