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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. Group hosts meetings to better race relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | 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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  3. Musician Simon Webb finishes album - 30 years after starting itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | 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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  4. Esther Cepeda: Journalists' effort teaches poor to tell their own storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | 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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  5. Column: Journalists' effort teaches poor to tell their own storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | 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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  6. Suicides by youths reach crisis level on Pine Ridge ReservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | 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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  7. Esther Cepeda: Teaching the poor to tell their storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Janesville Gazette

    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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  8. First Lady Face Of State Fight Against Infant MortalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    The statistics seem far removed from the small state Health Department office in Pine Ridge, as 9-month-old Andrea Ross gets her checkup. Busy and vocal, she's in good health overall.

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  9. Suicide awareness march for the youth of Pine RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    More than 100 people turned out Tuesday in Pine Ridge for a prayer circle, and march in response to a recent wave of suicides among young people on the reservation. Marchers gathered at the pow wow grounds.

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  10. Youth suicides reach crisis on South Dakota's Pine Ridge ReservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Janis recalled. "She gave me that big, beautiful smile of hers and said, 'OK, Grandpa, OK.'" Since December, the Pine Ridge reservation, a vast, windswept land of stunning grasslands and dusty plateaus, has been the scene of an unfolding crisis: ...

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  11. Obama marks Pine Ridge as a 'Promise' zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is among eight communities that the Obama administration has designated as a Promise Zone under a program that seeks to revitalize high-poverty areas. U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the reservation's designation Tuesday.

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  12. Feds Designate Pine Ridge Indian Reservation As Promise ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is among eight communities that the Obama administration has designated as a Promise Zone under a program that seeks to revitalize high-poverty areas. U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the reservation's designation Tuesday.

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  13. Red Cloud Earth Fair Honors Natural WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Students at the Red Cloud School finished up a week of honoring the earth with an Earth Fair on Friday on the campus near Pine Ridge. They had a chance to grab a fossil, paint with a leaf or learn about Badlands National Park and the ways solar energy fits into their culture and their future.

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  14. Putting 24/7 To The TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... Earl Janis told KELOLAND News earlier this month. Janis is a 24/7 participant in Minnehaha County. Janis is from Pine Ridge but got his third DUI in Sioux Falls eight months ago. Janis was ordered to stay in Sioux Falls and placed on the 24/7 ...

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  15. red cloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Los Angeles Loyolan

    Thanks to a $55,825 grant from the Adams Mastrovich Family Foundation, Loyola Marymount University will send two full-time post-graduate volunteers to the Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota next academic year. Red Cloud is a Catholic K-12 school in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, that serves more than 600 Lakota Native American children.

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  16. Tribe struggles with teen suicide surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Devon Janis, left, and Veronica Fast Wolf walk through a neighborhood in July 2012 in Pine Ridge, S.D., as they return from a trip to the store. Part of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, the area has been rocked by a string of teen suicides.

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  17. Impoverished US Indian tribe faces surge in teen suicidesRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Navajo Times

    ... between 16,000 ..." to eliminate incorrect reference to life expectancy, For global distribution. With AP Photos. PINE RIDGE, South Dakota (AP) _ The people of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are no strangers to hardship or to the risk of lives ...

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  18. Massive reservation hit with rash of teen suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    PINE RIDGE, S.D. The people of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are no strangers to hardship or to the risk of lives being cut short.

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  19. 10 Things to Know for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... to negotiate a nuclear agreement with Iran. In recent months, seven young people have taken their lives at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on the South Dakota-Nebraska border. In an AP interview, the Shiite militant group's deputy chief says Saudi ...

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  20. Impoverished tribe struggles to stop surge in teen suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | NOLA.com

    In this Feb. 27, 2014 photo, more than 100 people walk to Wounded Knee during the liberation anniversary of the famous massacre on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Somewhere between 16,000 and 30,000 members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe live on the reservation which includes the county with the highest poverty rate in the U.S., and some of the worst rates of alcoholism and drug abuse, violence and unemployment.

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