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  1. Fascinated by Shia LaBeouf's freestyle? Watch this one instead - VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... The clip features Shia rapping a capella at an Oglala Lakota swimming hole, according to Corey James, from Pine Ridge, South Dakota , who shot the video of LaBeouf rapping. While that footage is mildly entertaining in a JoaquA n Phoenix sort of way ...

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  2. 40th Anniversary of Pine Ridge ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Today is the 40th anniversary of the June 26, 1975, shootut at Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota between two FBI agents who drove in with unmarked cars and several members of the American Indian Movement , a Native American rights group operating out of the reservation at the time. Both FBI agents were wounded by gunfire before appearing to be shot execution-style, and a member of AIM, Joseph Stuntz, was also fatally shot.

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  3. The beginning of the end of poverty in Pine RidgeRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Navajo Times

    "Poverty ends today on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation" was the proclamation made by Thunder Valley's program Director Nick Tilson. As hundreds gathered to celebrate a new beginning of prosperity, Gyassi Ross led the charge as the Master of Ceremonies.

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  4. Storm Center Update- Wednesday AMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    We are tracking thunderstorms in far southwestern SD this morning. Hail has been the biggest threat with the strongest storms near Pine Ridge as of 5:30am.

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  5. Sustainable Housing Community Breaks Ground On Pine RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    A housing community that's been in the planning stage for about five years has finally broken ground in Sharps Corner on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The housing project envisioned by the Thunder Valley Community Development Corp. will include more than 30 single-family homes, a grocery store, powwow grounds and other features.

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  6. Native American teens commit suicide at alarmingly high rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Boing Boing

    A pair of young Native American dancers stand together during the opening "grand entry" to start the Oglala Nation Pow Wow and Rodeo in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, August 4, 2006. The annual festival is a bright spot for the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, which struggles with high unemployment and problems with substance abuse and gangs and is one of the poorest communities in the United States.

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  7. Pine Ridge School Gets $218K To Help Address Suicide StringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    Federal education officials have given Pine Ridge School in western South Dakota $218,000 to help students and teachers in their recovery from a string of student suicides and attempts. The school serves the Oglala Sioux Tribe on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

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  8. Family seeks information on death of young womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    On April 30 Oglala Sioux Tribal Police responded to an anonymous 911 call and discovered the body of 31-year-old Jessie Waters in a remote area just outside of her hometown of Oglala. On Wednesday, almost six weeks later, family members, friends and supporters marched to Oglala Sioux Tribal headquarters in Pine Ridge to seek details on the case.

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  9. 2 SD Men Get 15 Years In Prison For Assault In Pine RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    Two South Dakota men convicted of assaulting another man on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have been sentenced in federal court. Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken has sentenced 28-year-old Wesley Running Shield and 33-year-old Michael Alford to 15 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

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  10. Five Shalom seniors make valedictorianRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... with financing their higher education goals. The entire senior class, accompanied by class advisors, traveled to Pine Ridge, South Dakota, last fall to serve the Lakota people. They completed several work projects for families living on the ...

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  11. Storm Center Update - Saturday AMRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Some showers have drifted into central South Dakota early this Saturday morning. The only official report in is from Pine Ridge where they received 0.48" of rain so far today but more showers and even thunderstorms are expected later today.

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  12. Seven Afterschool Programs Funded Through GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    ... a Boys and Girls Club of Rosebud a Health Education and Promotion Council, Rapid City a Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge a Volunteers of America, Dakotas - STARS, Sioux Falls a YMCA of Rapid City - Canyon Lake and Robbinsdale elementary schools a ...

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  13. South Dakota students help the First Lady celebrate Let's Move! anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | KSFY

    ... garden somewhere," she said. Most of the students were from the Washington, D.C. area but two students from the Pine Ridge, South Dakota area flew in to represent Indian Country. These preteens were acutely aware about childhood obesity rates. ...

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  14. Judge: No possible jail time for man accused in Civic Center hockey game caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A Philip man accused of racially charged misconduct at a Rapid City hockey game last winter won't face jail time, a judge has ruled. Fourth Circuit Magistrate Judge Eric Strawn said Thursday that Trace O'Connell will face only fines if convicted of misdemeanor disorderly conduct in a case involving beer spilled on Pine Ridge grade school students at a minor league hockey game at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in January.

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  15. Group hosts meetings to better race relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... excited about it. It could change the world." Added Oglala Lakota Tribal President John Yellow Bird Steele: "The Pine Ridge reservation cannot grow as an island and we have to form good relationships with our neighbors." The next community ...

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  16. Musician Simon Webb finishes album - 30 years after starting itRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | York Press

    Simon Webb completed his music degree at the University of York in 1977, and wrote and directed scores for York Theatre Royal, for everything from Shakespeare to Berwick Kaler 's pantomimes. In 1978, he travelled to the Pine Ridge Reservation at Wounded Knee in South Dakota, to find out more about the Oglala Sioux Native Americans, who were living in near-poverty, with high unemployment, and ongoing tensions with the American Government.

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  17. Esther Cepeda: Journalists' effort teaches poor to tell their own storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    When journalists get the opportunity to share and collaborate with those they report on -- to give something back rather than simply taking their photos or their statements -- it can be life-changing. On May 1-2, an inaugural regional conference focused on poverty gathered a group of journalists to train residents of South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on media literacy, multimedia skills and entrepreneurial journalism.

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  18. Column: Journalists' effort teaches poor to tell their own storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    When journalists get the opportunity to share and collaborate with those they report on - to give something back rather than simply taking their photos or their statements - it can be life-changing. On May 1-2, an inaugural regional conference focused on poverty gathered a group of journalists to train residents of South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on media literacy, multimedia skills and entrepreneurial journalism.

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  19. Esther Cepeda: Journalists' effort teaches poor to tell their own storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Deming Headlight

    When journalists get the opportunity to share and collaborate with those they report on - to give something back rather than simply taking their photos or their statements - it can be life-changing. On May 1-2, an inaugural regional conference focused on poverty gathered a group of journalists to train residents of South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on media literacy, multimedia skills and entrepreneurial journalism.

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  20. Suicides by youths reach crisis level on Pine Ridge ReservationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | TwinCities

    A portrait of Santana Janis, a 12-year-old Lakota Indian, in the home of her grandfather Keith Janis, foreground, on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, April 22, 2015. Since December, nine young people, including Santana, have committed suicide on the reservation, and community members blame a variety of factors including socioeconomic situations, cyber bullying and a loss of hope for their future.

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