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What to make of Trump's 'America First' speech at the United Nations

9/19/2017
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In his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump vowed this morning to "always put America first." What does that mean now, as opposed to on the campaign trail?

Duration: 00:13:06


Sibelius' music to be heard around Twin Cities

9/19/2017
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The Minnesota Orchestra will be putting on a free outdoor show Tuesday night in Commons Park near U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Duration: 00:02:03


Council member: Mpls. cops aren't using body cameras often enough

9/19/2017
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The city of Minneapolis on Tuesday is expected to release a report on police body camera usage.

Duration: 00:04:03


Recipe for success at Al's Breakfast included pancakes and good humor

9/19/2017
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Al's Breakfast in Dinkytown has been in operation since 1950. After over three decades of consistent success, MPR reporter Dan Olson adventured into the crowded diner in 1986 to see what all the fuss was about.

Duration: 00:03:32


The state of gerrymandering in America

9/18/2017
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Should state legislatures be allowed to draw electoral districts that favor one party over another? A journalist and a lawyer weighed in on the controversial topic of gerrymandering.

Duration: 00:34:08


Political Junkie: President Trump's ideological compass

9/18/2017
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The Political Junkie takes on the ideology behind President Trump's recent deals with Democratic leaders, and Steve Bannon's continued influence from Breitbart News.

Duration: 00:14:03


Parting thoughts: Courage to live fully

9/18/2017
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Camille Scheel lived her life with inspiration, energy, and joy, despite living it with breast cancer. Scheel passed away last month at 48 years old.

Duration: 00:04:12


Flyover: The myth of a 'bootstraps' America

9/17/2017
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The idea that hard work alone can help you climb the economic ladder is falling apart.

Duration: 00:52:52


Friday Roundtable: A candid conversation about addiction

9/15/2017
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Addiction dominates the headlines, but how to recover from addiction and live with its aftermath is often left out.

Duration: 00:51:54


Late composer Michael Friedman's work premiers at Children's Theater

9/15/2017
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Today's Morning Edition music is ahead of opening night for a world premiere production by the Children's Theater Company in Minneapolis.

Duration: 00:01:31


Heroics help Lynx and Twins keep up winning ways

9/15/2017
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The Minnesota Lynx now hold a two game to none lead in their best of five WNBA playoff series against Washington.

Duration: 00:04:14


Temperatures in the 90s hit the Twin Cities

9/15/2017
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MPR's Phil Picardi spoke with University of Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley about the first 90-plus degree high in the Twin Cities on September 14 since 1939.

Duration: 00:04:40


MN industry leaders want more immigrant workers as restrictive policies loom

9/14/2017
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Industry leaders say immigrants are needed to grow Minnesota's economy and address a labor shortage. But calls for welcoming more immigrants come as the White House and others offer proposals for more restrictive immigrant policies.

Duration: 00:04:18


Guru of a 2,000-year-old Indian dance tradition returns to Mpls.

9/14/2017
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Alarmel Valli's performance of Bharatanatyam dance reunites her with her students, the founders of Ragamala Dance Company

Duration: 00:04:41


St. Paul poet Danez Smith shines in the national spotlight

9/14/2017
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Danez Smith's latest collection, "Don't Call Us Dead," just landed on the longlist for the National Book Award. The collection explores what it's like to be young, black and gay in America.

Duration: 00:14:02


Husker Du founder Grant Hart passes away at 56

9/14/2017
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His former bandmate Bob Mould tweeted: "Grant Hart was a gifted visual artist, a wonderful story teller, and a frighteningly talented musician. Everyone touched by his spirit will always remember."

Duration: 00:01:27


Signs of economic progress for black Minnesotans, but wide poverty gaps remain

9/14/2017
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Median earnings rose at a double-digit rate last year and their poverty and unemployment rates seem to be on a long-term trend downward. But black Minnesotans continue to fare much worse economically than most other residents, especially whites.

Duration: 00:04:37


Art Hounds: Art on the walls at MCAD

9/14/2017
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This week on Art Hounds: A major new mural at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, a Fergus Falls exhibit about mental health, and "Nadia."

Duration: 00:05:41


Mpls. forum looks at Charlottesville, its implications

9/13/2017
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At an event at the Guthrie Theater, speakers derided white supremacy and the systems they said support it.

Duration: 00:04:23


'History of Wolves' bears down on the Booker

9/13/2017
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Win or lose, the book's Minnesota author is enjoying a major honor.

Duration: 00:03:17

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