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Harassment at work: What employees can do and what employers should do

6/21/2018
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MPR News host Kerri Miller talked harassment and change eight months into #MeToo with Robert Sutton, a Stanford professor of Organizational Behavoir, and Danielle Paquette, a Washington Post reporter focusing on national labor issues.

Duration:00:43:34

Is President Trump remaking the Republican Party in his own image?

6/20/2018
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MPR News Host Kerri Miller asked Jennifer Carnahan, the Minnesota state chair for the GOP, and Russell Berman, a staff writer at the Atlantic, about what Minnesotans think of having President Trump at the helm of the Republican Party and how will those feelings affect the midterms in the fall.

Duration:00:51:05

Questions surround immigration tactics

6/19/2018
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Politicians and voters alike are expressing concern with the Trump administration's so-called "zero-tolerance" policy at the U.S.-Mexico border. What will this mean for immigration legislation? MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke to Politico immigration reporter Ted Hesson on what to expect out of Washington D.C.

Duration:00:17:11

Political Junkie on tit-for-tat tariffs

6/18/2018
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President Donald Trump is striking out at China and Canada with tariffs, attempting to level the playing field for U.S. producers. Host Kerri Miller spoke with Political Junkie Ken Rudin about trade policy and more.

Duration:00:15:50

Some breast cancer patients may no longer need chemotherapy

6/13/2018
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Women diagnosed with breast cancer often have a combined treatment of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Now a new nine-year study published in the New England Journal of Medicine determined that for some women, chemo can be replaced with a hormone-blocking drug treatment.

Duration:00:49:48

Political Junkie: G7, North Korea and Pardons

6/11/2018
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Ken Rudin, host of the Political Junkie podcast joins MPR News Host Kerri Miller each Monday to discuss the latest news from Washington. This week they discussed President Trump's performance at the G7 summit, what to look for in the President's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and Mr. Trump's strategy on the use of presidential pardons.

Duration:00:15:35

How family trauma can be both devastating and transformative

6/7/2018
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Poet Gregorgy ardlo joined MPR host Kerri Miller for a conversation about the ways in which trauma can both shatter and fortify a family's bonds.

Duration:00:49:06

Minnesota Democrats grappling with the domino effect

6/6/2018
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James Farnsworth is a political activist and student at the University of Minnesota. He joined Katharine Tinucci, senior vice president of MZA Company, and the former campaign manager for Mark Dayton, and MPR News Host Kerri Miller for a conversation about how Democrats feel about the party chaos.

Duration:00:48:28

What SCOTUS has to say about wedding cake

6/5/2018
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MPR News host Kerri Miller talked to Anthony Winer who is a professor at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law about what conclusions can be drawn from the court's ruling.

Duration:00:10:09

How Frey plans to fix Minneapolis' affordable housing crisis

6/5/2018
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He spoke with MPR's Kerri Miller Tuesday morning, and said he plans to use several techniques to fix the city's housing crisis. One is inclusionary zoning.

Duration:00:51:19

What it took to get to Pluto

6/5/2018
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NASA launched the New Horizons mission to Pluto in January 2006. It was a long-anticipated project that almost didn't happen. As Alan Stern, planetary scientist and manager of the project, wrote in the new book he co-authored, "It was disappointing to me to learn that senior scientists insisted that a mission to Pluto wasn't justified simply for its exploration value." Stern joined MPR News host Kerri Miller to discuss his new book, "Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to...

Duration:00:42:42

Political Junkie: Trump tweets that he can pardon himself

6/4/2018
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President Trump made headlines this morning by tweeting that he has the power to pardon himself. Ken Rudin, the host of the Political Junkie podcast talked about how presidents have used that power in the past.

Duration:00:15:56

Many Midwest GOP supporters ambivalent about Trump

6/4/2018
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After the 2016 presidential election, Washington Post Reporter Dan Balz traveled across the upper Midwest speaking with supporters of President Trump about their reactions to his presidency so far.

Duration:00:50:59

Who has oversight of ICE?

6/4/2018
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MPR News Host Kerri Miller spoke with the former acting head of U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement, John Sandweg and Linus Chan, Associate Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota, about how ICE has historically operated and what types of changes have been made since President Trump took office.

Duration:00:34:16

Study shows Hurricane Maria's death toll is over 4,000

5/31/2018
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After conducting a house by house survey the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that over 4,600 people died as a result of the hurricane and the residual lack of access to health care. Latino USA editor Julio Ricardo Varela has been following the death toll closely and spoke with MPR News reporter Euan Kerr about the significance of these findings.

Duration:00:11:51

Americans say government is broken. Can it be fixed?

5/30/2018
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Journalist Steven Brill wanted to find out why so many Americans have lost faith in their government. He talked to MPR News Senior Producer, Stephanie Curtis about what he learned while writing his new book, "Tailspin: The people and Forces Behind America's Fifty-Year Fall--and Those Fighting to Reverse It."

Duration:00:49:46

Political Junkie talks North Korea summit

5/29/2018
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin talked to MPR News host Chris Farrell about the on-again-off-again North Korea and all the latest news from Washington DC.

Duration:00:13:07

Why is Congress rolling back bank regulations?

5/29/2018
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The world was in the middle of a financial crisis 10 years ago. When the economy stabilized the 2010 Dodd-Frank law was passed to prevent another major financial meltdown. So why did Congress just vote to roll back some of those Dodd-Frank rules? MPR news host Chris Farrell talked to 3 guests for perspectives on the new financial rules.

Duration:00:35:59

President Trump cancels North Korean summit

5/24/2018
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Hours after North Korea said that it destroyed its nuclear test site, President Trump called off his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. What happens next? Host Stephanie Curtis spoke to journalist and expert, Jean Lee.

Duration:00:11:54

With USA out of the World Cup, who should you root for?

5/23/2018
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MPR News host Euan Kerr spoke to Megan Ryan, who covers Minnesota United FC and Major League Soccer for the Star Tribune, and Wes Burdine, who hosts a soccer podcast, and will be opening up a soccer-themed bar in St. Paul this summer.

Duration:00:43:21