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4/12/14 Saturday Night with Esme Murphy: Trying Not to Bull-Rush

4/13/2014
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MN State Rep. Jim Davnie tells us what steps are next now that the Governor has signed the Anti-Bullying Bill into law.

3/29/14 Saturday Night with Esme Murphy: A State of Proclamation

3/30/2014
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So much to discuss in State Politics. Dave Schultz is back to talk about Gov. Dayton's odd week, a promise fulfilled, and more.

3/29/14 Saturday Night with Esme Murphy: Seeking Justice for Those Wronged

3/30/2014
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The Innocence Project has been gaining attention the last few years. But how does it operate? Lori St. John, of the Rutgers School of Law chapter, explains.

3/29/14 Saturday Night with Esme Murphy: Getting Ahead of the Curve

3/30/2014
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Center for School Change executive director Joe Nathan explains how high school juniors & seniors can take college classes for free.

3/29/14 Saturday Night with Esme Murphy: Slow Recovery Back to Flight

3/30/2014
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U of M Raptor Center clinical manager Lori Arent tells us how the facility is helping a snowy owl recover from a January accident with a D.C. bus.

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3/11/2014
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interviews with David Chen and Susan Alpert

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3/11/2014
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interview with Dr. Alan Arroyo

3/1/14 - Saturday Night: Far and Near

3/1/2014
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The eyes of the world are focused on the turmoil currently going on in Ukraine. So, what could this mean for U.S. foreign relations? Dave Schultz explains the possible political ramifications. Plus, he discusses the state's budget surplus and what will happen at the State Capitol this legislative session.

3/1/14 - Saturday Night: Selling on Sunday?

3/1/2014
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One of the issues that the State Legislature plan to take up this year will be the status of the Blue Laws. If they are lifted, liquor stores across the state will be able to open up and sell on Sundays. MN Beer Activists blogger Andrew Schmidt tells us why this should happen.

3/1/14 - Saturday Night: Flip of the Bitcoin

3/1/2014
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After a Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange filed for bankruptcy this week, the digital currency lost a little "bit" of steam. But what exactly is this piece of peer-to-peer technology? Financial writer Chriss Street tells us about it and the future it holds for us.

3/1/14 - Saturday Night: Crisis in Ukraine

3/1/2014
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Russia has officially inserted its authority into the Ukranian uprising. Will their presence only escalate this already anxious situation? Hamline University professor of Russian history John Mazis offers his expertise on the situation and the region as a whole.

2/15/14 - Saturday Night: Stepping Up to the Plate

2/16/2014
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It has been a few weeks since Esme and Dave Schultz got together to chat Politics on a Saturday night. They take this hour to discuss the apparent early frontrunners to challenge Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken in November. Plus, what will be the big headlines nationally as we continue through 2014?

2/15/14 - Saturday Night: The Power of Words

2/16/2014
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Recently, Tracy Morris found herself at a Nordstrom's store when she ran across a pillow with the saying "To Hell with Beauty Sleep, I Want Skinny Sleep." That prompted her to write to the company with a request to remove the pillow from their shelves. Find out why the Sellabit Mum website blogger did this, as well as the company's response.

2/15/14 - Saturday Night: Slimmed Down or Wasted Away?

2/16/2014
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Rachel Frederickson is the latest winner of the reality competition show "The Biggest Loser." But she's sparked controversy by HOW much body mass she lost. As we continue through Eating Disorder Awareness month, Dr. Jillian Lampert (senior director of The Emily Program) tells us what signs to look out for when it comes to losing too much weight.

2/15/14 - Saturday Night: The Bees' Knees

2/16/2014
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The bee population continues to stay on the decline, and that means a negative impact on our environment. So, how can we start to save our "buzz-worthy" friends? U of M associate professor of entomology Vera Krischik and beekeeper Kristy Allen provide some answers.

2/15/14 - Saturday Night: Heroin Impact

2/16/2014
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Hennepin County released data saying that 54 people died from heroin overdoses in 2013, making it the deadliest year for the county in combatting this recreational drug. State Senator Chris Eaton is looking to pass a bill regarding this issue, and she talks about what may need to happen for those numbers to decrease.

1/25/14 - Saturday Night: Talking Points

1/25/2014
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As the new year continues on, the debate and controversy over Obamacare stays at the front of our minds. Esme joins up with Hamline University professor Dave Schultz to discuss where we are at regarding the Affordable Care Act. Plus, what can we expect for the 2014 Senate and Governor races in Minnesota?

1/25/14 - Saturday Night: Deadly Trend

1/25/2014
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A recent study shows that deaths involving heroin and pain killers increased during the first half of 2013. Why is this the case? Esme finds out when she talks with Carol Falkowski, founder and CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues.

1/25/14 - Saturday Night: New Face of Terror

1/25/2014
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Earlier this week, Russian officials arrested a member of the "Black Widows," a group of women blamed for recent terrorist bombings in the southern part of that country. Who are these women, and how big of a threat could they be to the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympics? DePaul University history professor Tom Mockaitis looks to answer some of those questions.

1/11/14 - Saturday Night: Damage Control

1/12/2014
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The host may change, but the Politics stay the same with Dave Schultz joining Moose to discuss everything on the political stage. These topics include the controversy surrounding the office of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the ongoing struggles of the new health care systems, the stinging words of former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and more.
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