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St. Paul, Minnesota
Host, Morning Edition — Minnesota Public Radio
As seen in:  Minnesota Public Radio

Heard on the radio. (Mn. Public Radio's Morning Edition host) Seen on TV. (TPT's Almanac program) Author. Filmmaker. Lover of horses, history and road trips.

Behind the scenes in Minnesota's grandest homes — In previous books like "Lost Twin Cities" and "Once There were Castles,"" Larry Millett reflected on some of the great Minnesota homes and buildings that now exist only in photographs. But in his new book, "Minnesota's Own: Preserving Our Grand Homes," Millett and photographer Matt Schmitt bring us into 22 houses from around Minnesota that have been restored and preserved.

Bruce Kramer sets his sights on a 'good death' — The death of 29-year-old Brittany Maynard, a terminally ill woman who chose to take a lethal dose of medication prescribed by a doctor, has sparked a national discussion about the right to die according to one's own wishes. One person who is not questioning Maynard's decision is Bruce Kramer.

Electronic poll books tested today in Minnesota — Electronic poll books are taking the place of paper binders in ten voting precincts across the state this Election Day. The pilot project involves voting precincts in Blue Earth, Ramsey, Dakota, Crow Wing, Hennepin and St. Louis counties.

Q&A: Wealth, elitism dominate Minnesota campaign ad themes — Here's a look at some of the political ads flooding the airwaves this campaign season, and whether there's any truth behind them.

How the Twin Cities handled the smallpox outbreak of 1924 — Cathy Wurzer talks with a history of medicine professor about the smallpox outbreak of 1924.

With free holiday shipping, Target jockeys for position — For the first time, Target is offering free shipping this holiday season. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with RSR Research retail analyst Paula Rosenblum about the develeopment

Minn. nurses don't feel ready to meet Ebola threat, union chief says — "We do not feel we have the information we need to care for patients," Minnesota Nurses Association President Linda Hamilton tells MPR News.

As ALS makes him wind down, Bruce Kramer reaches out — Live blog Gov. Mark Dayton, Jeff Johnson debate in Duluth Editor's note: This is part of our continuing series of stories about Bruce Kramer, the former dean of the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling at the University of St. Thomas, as he copes with life after being diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

Suicide in Minnesota: More data will mean more effective prevention efforts — Minnesota has only a spotty understanding of who is committing suicide and why. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Jon Roesler, an Epidemiologist Supervisor with the state about the matter.

The story behind St. Paul's expensive settlement — MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Minnesota Public Radio reporter Curtis Gilbert about how the city's third largest settlement could have been avoided.
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Nov 20, 2014

RT @sydejko: Grand Marais, MN has felt at or below zero for 25 straight hours, with an average 'Feels Like' temp of -10º through that stretch. #arctic

Nov 20, 2014

NewsBitz: Competing sports heavyweights (Wilfs and Taylor/Pohlads+McGuire) pitch for Mpls soccer franchise. Dayton/Daudt lunch. Cold again!

Nov 19, 2014

RT @jefe23: Wow, hearing Vixen on @MPRnews with @CathyWurzer was a wild surprise. Never knew they were from St Paul or about their cancer loss.

Nov 19, 2014

RT @LaCrosseTribune: Local: Explosion rocks North Side; shelter in place warning ordered: A large explosion was reported about 7 a....

Nov 19, 2014

I wouldn't even know where the heck to start with this mess! Buffalo NY. Yikes!

Nov 19, 2014

NewsBitz: Still no grand jury decision in Ferguson, MO. Mn. property taxes going up in 2015. Slippery roads in Mn after overnight snowshot.

Nov 18, 2014

Well. That was quick. RT @NBCSports reports the NFL player's union will appeal @AdrianPeterson suspension.

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