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

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

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@mprnews

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English

Contact:

Minnesota Public Radio, 480 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55102 1-800-228-7124


Episodes

Tina Smith: 'Republicans need to negotiate with us'

1/19/2018
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Minnesota DFL Senator Tina Smith says she won't vote for a short-term spending bill that would keep the government funded until Feb. 16.

Duration: 00:04:38


Climate change burrows its way into business models

1/18/2018
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We're talking business this week on Climate Cast -- how climate change affects the way companies work, and the expansion of the hybrid and electric vehicle market.

Duration: 00:08:27


It's still unclear how much money the Super Bowl will bring Minnesota

1/18/2018
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Projections of Minnesota's potential haul range from $500 million to much less, around $120 million.

Duration: 00:03:50


Does political experience still matter?

1/18/2018
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Why are we drawn to celebrities, like Oprah, to lead our nation?

Duration: 00:49:03


Art Hounds: Abstract art inspired by Midwestern landscapes

1/18/2018
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This week Art Hounds recommend a gallery show in St. Cloud, a West African musical performance at The Cedar and a dance by Black Label Movement.

Duration: 00:05:26


Now we're cooking: Mpls. chef shares her tips for kitchen rookies

1/17/2018
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Cooking at home can be a healthy and fun pursuit. But, geez, where do you start? Molly Herrmann, executive chef and owner of the Kitchen in the Market in Minneapolis, helps us out.

Duration: 00:05:00


What are the ethics of gene editing?

1/17/2018
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New developments in gene editing have some people worried about blurring ethical boundaries. Is it a step too far to alter a person's genome to cure a disease or protect future generations?

Duration: 00:48:47


Corrections commissioner on the future of prisons

1/17/2018
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Tom Roy spoke about solitary confinement and probation.

Duration: 00:19:26


Think you're steady on your feet? Here's a test to check your mobility

1/16/2018
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Recent winter conditions have many Minnesotans thinking about unexpected slips. Here's a look at why they're so serious, and what you can do to assess your risk of a fall.

Duration: 00:03:46


How does immigration impact the U.S. economy?

1/16/2018
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What are the benefits vs. the costs of immigration from an economic standpoint?

Duration: 00:34:13


'Candle in the Wind' topped charts 20 years ago

1/16/2018
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The original version of the song, which came out in the 1970s, was about Marilyn Monroe. Bernie Taupin rewrote the lyrics as a tribute to Princess Diana shortly after her death.

Duration: 00:01:32


In occupation where stress is ample, farmers have few options for mental health care

1/16/2018
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State reports show that farmers and rural people already lag significantly in access to mental health services. Even more concerning, suicide rates are much higher for farmers than the average worker.

Duration: 00:04:24


MLK Day speakers urge greater community involvement

1/15/2018
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St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter was the keynote speaker at the state's Martin Luther King Day celebration Monday in St. Paul. He asked city residents to help build a better community by plugging in and showing up.

Duration: 00:17:25


State Fair buys Ye Old Mill from founder's descendants

1/15/2018
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The ride has been owned and operated by the Keenan family for more than 100 years. Family members say it is time to take the attraction "to the next level." State Fair board members voted to pay for $500,000 in upgrades.

Duration: 00:02:35


Vikings just one game away from Super Bowl

1/15/2018
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On Sunday, they beat the Saints in a game that will be remembered as one of the greatest finishes in NFL history.

Duration: 00:04:45


Lisa Lisa turns 51 years old

1/15/2018
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Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam turn 51 years old Monday. In 1987, they came out with their Billboard-topping hit "Lost in Emotion."

Duration: 00:01:25


Need a room for the Super Bowl? Good luck with that

1/15/2018
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Rates for hotel rooms over Super Bowl weekend are soaring and downtown Minneapolis has virtually nothing left. Airbnb hosts are in on the action, too.

Duration: 00:04:29


Stunner: Keenum-Diggs TD on last play; Vikes win 29-24

1/14/2018
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Vikings stun Saints after Stefon Diggs scores on a miracle touchdown in the game's final seconds.

Duration: 00:03:18


If Somalia is too dangerous for travel, why not for deportation?

1/12/2018
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Maxamed Adan fled a civil war in his home country. Conditions there have changed, but they are far from safe.

Duration: 00:04:05


News organizations face dilemma in covering President Trump's reported profanity

1/12/2018
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MPR host Tom Weber talked to Jane Kirtley, Professor of Media Ethics and Law at the University of Minnesota, about the dilemma news organizations face to accurately report President Trump's alleged description of Haiti and African countries.

Duration: 00:20:28

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