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The daily news that matters to Minnesota and the region, from MPR News reporters and hosts.

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Episodes

Court of appeals hears arguments on Sawina sentence

9/19/2018
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Anthony Sawina's attorney says 39 years for attempted murder of two men is "extraordinary."

Duration:00:03:50

Trial opens for man charged in death of Savanna Greywind

9/19/2018
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Prosecutors say they will prove a Fargo man conspired to kill a pregnant woman and steal her baby. William Hoehn is on trial in Fargo in the death of 22-year old Savanna Greywind a year ago.

Duration:00:03:31

How the #MeToo era might make a difference for who's the next Supreme Court justice

9/19/2018
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This is not the first time a Supreme Court nominee has been accused of sexual misconduct. But this accusation comes in the #MeToo era. Will things end differently for Brett Kavanaugh than they did for Clarence Thomas?

Duration:00:48:47

How Minnesota's farmers are faring in the deepening U.S.-China trade war

9/19/2018
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President Trump announced earlier this week that beginning next Monday, an additional $200 billion dollars' worth of Chinese goods will be taxed. China plans to fire back with more tariffs of its own. MPR News host Cathy Wurzer checked in with Kevin Paap for an update on what Minnesota's farmers are hearing in this latest volley of tariffs.

Duration:00:04:45

Art Hounds: Spiro at the Cedar Cultural Center

9/19/2018
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Plus, Art Hounds recommend cabaret artist Erin Markey and History Alive! in Lanesboro.

Duration:00:05:36

Polling shows Democrats have edge with independents

9/19/2018
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Kathryn Pearson from the University of Minnesota spoke to MPR News host Kerri Miller about the MPR/Star Tribune political poll.

Duration:00:16:47

Ananya dancers take on capitalism in 'Shatranga'

9/19/2018
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In creating their new work, company members cast their imaginations back to a time before slavery and colonialism.

Duration:00:04:18

Metro Transit hopes apprenticeships can help ease driver shortage

9/19/2018
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Amid a tight labor market that has many industries hurting for workers, Metro Transit is launching an apprenticeship program to address a shortage of drivers that has forced service cutbacks.

Duration:00:03:10

Where have the millennial feminists gone?

9/18/2018
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Is feminism no longer relevant, or is it the label?

Duration:00:48:41

Ask Dr. Hallberg: New concussion guidelines for kids

9/18/2018
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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines for treating concussions and other mild traumatic brain injuries in children.

Duration:00:04:02

40 years later, 'for colored girls' remains painfully relevant

9/18/2018
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In Penumbra's retelling, a classic of black theater is ready to mend hearts once more.

Duration:00:04:13

Apprenticeships need industry buy-in to succeed

9/18/2018
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Businesses in Minnesota offer training and education to attract employees, but there needs to be industry-wide support.

Duration:00:48:43

Native American leaders look for solutions to homeless encampment

9/18/2018
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More than 300 people are estimated to be living in tents near Hiawatha and Franklin avenues in Minneapolis. The Wall of Forgotten Natives, as some are calling it, is the largest homeless encampment in recent Minnesota history.

Duration:00:04:13

Twin Cities companies expand perks to attract, keep employees

9/18/2018
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Economists are stumped at why wages haven't gone up in response. But many organizations are enhancing benefits to help attract and retain employees.

Duration:00:04:24

Political roundtable: Why do polls show Democrats in the lead?

9/17/2018
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This week's All Things Considered political roundtable breaks down the latest polling numbers in the gubernatorial and two Senate races.

'Tip credit' or flat rate? Minimum wage debate continues in St. Paul

9/17/2018
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The St. Paul minimum wage battle played out in the form of dueling rallies Monday: one side favoring so-called tip credit that would allow employers to count tips toward hourly wages under a new minimum wage, the other pushing for a flat minimum wage of $15 an hour.

Duration:00:04:19

Redecorated interview room aims to comfort child victims, witnesses

9/17/2018
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Colleagues think Eric Leonard would approve of their efforts to transform a room used for interviewing children affected by crime.

Duration:00:03:57

Poll: Minnesotans were split on Kavanaugh even before allegations

9/17/2018
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A new MPR News/Star Tribune poll shows Minnesotans were divided on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court before sexual assault allegations surfaced over the weekend.

Duration:00:04:33

How cancer research is revolutionizing treatment

9/17/2018
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Oncologists approach cancer treatment with moderate and personalized therapies.

Duration:00:48:54

Why don't more Americans have flood insurance?

9/17/2018
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Most Americans don't have flood insurance. Who will cover rebuilding costs after Hurricane Florence?

Duration:00:32:13