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Chief Standing Bear: A Journey to Statuary Hall; The Exchange

This week on The Exchange , we hear the story of Ponca tribe chief Standing Bear. Siouxland Public Media and Small Wonders' Jim Schaap has been telling Standing Bear's story in a four-part series. We will hear that series today.

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Sioux City, A Shared History

Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs

The Story of Standing Bear, Part 4

It’s near to nine, the evening of May 2, 1879. The courtroom is standing room only. It’s the second day of a trial that pits a weary band of indigenous people against a massive law-and-order government.
The Omaha courtroom features the famous Indian fighter, Brigadier General George Crook, who often took to the military field in buckskin, civilian togs. But today he's donned his full-dress uniform. Just three years earlier the nation’s celebrations at its own big centennial...

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Iowa maanta waxay soo warisay kororkeedii ugu badnaa ee maalinlaha ah ee dhimashada COVID-19, oo sare ukacday calaamadda usbuuc kahor. Degmada Woodbury waxay sare u kacday 10,00o kiis oo coronavirus ah.

Iowa ee Waaxda Caafimaadka Dadweynaha maanta waxay soo warineysaa 47 kale oo dheeri ah oo u dhimanaya COVID-19. Guud ahaan, 2,271 qof oo qaba COVID-19 ayaa ku dhintey Iowa, sida lagu sheegay bogga gobolka ee Coronavirus.Iowa.gov. Waxaa jiray ku dhowaad 220 kun oo kiis oo wanaagsan.

Noticias 11.25.20

Iowa informó hoy su mayor aumento en un solo día de muertes por COVID-19, superando la marca establecida hace una semana.

Updated at 5:49 p.m. ET

President Trump has pardoned his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who spent years enmeshed in an often bizarre legal war with the government that sprang from the Russia investigation.

Trump announced the news Wednesday on Twitter as Americans prepared to observe the Thanksgiving holiday this week.

The day before Thanksgiving offered a jarring contrast between President-elect Joe Biden and President Trump, who has yet to concede he lost the election.

Biden on Wednesday delivered a Thanksgiving address in Wilmington, Del., calling on Americans to unite in protecting their communities as they celebrate the holiday this year amid the raging coronavirus pandemic.

Editor's note: This interview mentions suicidal ideations.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied a permit for the massive Pebble Mine project in Alaska – a proposed open-pit copper and gold mine that would be upstream from the world's largest sockeye salmon fishery.

The Corps said in a statement Wednesday that it has determined that the plan "does not comply with Clean Water Act guidelines" and it had concluded that "the proposed project is contrary to the public interest."

When the 63rd annual Grammy Awards ceremony airs on Sunday, Jan, 31, the show will probably be unlike any Grammys we've seen before. The pandemic has changed the music industry in all sorts of ways, and that includes its "biggest night" — but there's still a ton of great music to celebrate, and many of this year's nominated artists are World Cafe alumni.

Iowa and Woodbury County COVID-19 Cases Rise

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Iowa today reported its highest single-day increase in COVID-19 deaths, topping the mark set one week ago. Woodbury County topped 10,00o coronavirus cases.
The Iowa Department of Public Health today reports another 47 additional deaths due to COVID-19. In total, 2,271 people with COVID-19 have died in Iowa, according to the state's Coronavirus.Iowa.gov website. There have been nearly 220 thousand positive cases.
In Woodbury County, there have been 49 cases added to the total case count.


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