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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.

Top transportation lawmakers say gas tax outdated — Minnesota transporation funding is a contentious issue -- and a pressing one.

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.
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Nov 25, 2014

NewsBitz: 80 people arrested in #Ferguson post grand jury decision. Mpls/St.Paul/Duluth will see protests today. Cold today. Snow tonight.

Nov 24, 2014

RT @SamUsem: #Coffee in hand listening to @MPRnews @CathyWurzer and a snoozing infant sleeping soundly next to me. Great start to the week #TGIM

Nov 24, 2014

RT @afansview: Me 'n' @CathyWurzer talk #Gophers football and what could happen Saturday at Madison -- and after that. 8:45 on @MPRnews.

Nov 24, 2014

Slipping and sliding as weekend snow melt refreezes w/new snow overnight and another shot coming. @MPRweather for details!

Nov 22, 2014

I like Xmas music but isn't it a little early for wall to wall holiday music on local radio?

Nov 22, 2014

Am hoping it thaws enough to loosen frozen, dead snow covered plants from patio pots or am stuck until next May! #stillnotready

Nov 21, 2014

RT @afansview: 'We're going to shock the world.' @CathyWurzer replays a @MinnStateFair prediction I made about @Macalester football. 8:45 on @MPRNews #d3fb

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