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Society

7 Deadly Sins of South Dakota

No, I did not originally come up with the title. There is a team from Kansas State University Geography Department that mapped the 7 Deadly Sins across America, by plotting per-capita stats on things like theft (envy) and STDs (lust). See where South Dakota is on the map. Are South…

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Tragedy and Disaster

Manila Flooding worst in history

My little brother, Jeffrey, who works in Manila, was among the thousands of people affected by the tropical storm “Ondoy” (international codename: Ketsana) that hit the Philippines this weekend. After my sister (in Illinois) and I heard about the worsening situation in Manila due to flooding caused by the torrential…

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Society

Family Bath-time Photos, not allowed in WalMart

Warning to all those planning to get their family pictures developed in Walmart — Walmart employees are very strict on bath-time photos! Even if the photos are clearly innocent family photos, Walmart employees will look at it as very sexual. This is what happened to a poor couple who took…

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Food

Pico de Gallo and Taco John’s Quesadilla

Menu no. 7 please. That’s the number of Quesadilla EZ combo from Taco John’s in Brookings, South Dakota. The combo is composed of Quesadilla (a delicious blend of cheeses, fresh-made pico de gallo and tangy chipotle cream sauce grilled in a soft flour tortilla with your choice of beef or…

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