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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.

The Current celebrates 10 years on air

Chordettes rode a talent contest to national fame

Proposal would amend Minnesota constitution to protect privacy — State lawmakers are considering legislation that would increase privacy protections for electronic communications like emails and text messages.

Billy Idol will help The Current celebrate its 10th birthday — Billy Idol will be a the Turf Club in St. Paul tonight. His acoustic set, hosted by Mary Lucia, is part of The Current's 10th anniversay celebration.

Transportation funding a top issue early in session — DFLers in the Minnesota Senate are expected to release a transportation funding plan Monday that would raise new tax revenue for roads, bridges and transit.

Lawmakers seek to address doctor shortages across the state — Lawmakers introduced their first bills Thursday. One of those bills in the Senate aims to encourage more doctors and other medical professionals to work in rural and underserved areas.

Brauer: Twin Cities media will face fresh challenges in 2015 — The new year will bring fresh challenges to several Twin Cities media institutions, says longtime media critic and Southwest Journal writer David Brauer. MPR's Cathy Wurzer sat down with him to review the year's events and preview what's to come.

To Bruce Kramer, denying our death means we're missing out — 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.

What's up with the colorful sound barrier on I-94? — Some motorists think the colorful new sound barrier panels on Interstate 94 between Minneapolis and St. Paul look like a throwback to the 1970s.

Alzheimer's patients connect with others through singing — Mary Margaret Lehmann loves Wednesdays. It's the one day when she and her husband will be in each other's presence. Together, they sing with Giving Voice Chorus, a Minneapolis-based choir of Alzheimer's patients and their caretakers. Lehman is a caretaker for her husband, who has shown signs of the disease for nearly two decades.
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Jan 30, 2015

RT @WCCOShaffer: What a messed up January...Winter Storm Warning in Arizona and only 1.8" the past 22 days here.

Jan 30, 2015

RT @afansview: Me 'n' @CathyWurzer talk about what's gonna happen when Love (as in Kevin) comes to town tomorrow night at Target Center. 8:45 on @MPRnews.

Jan 30, 2015

Going to have to break up the studio furniture to make a fire. AC is on in here not the heat! Keeping the coat on!

Jan 29, 2015

Up and back to #Duluth for the APEX meeting at historic Kitchi Gamee Club. Talked NE Mn + TOTR! Fun group!

Jan 29, 2015

Wind/ice/colder today. Here's hope: 30 days 'til meteorological spring!!! That tidbit from @MPRweather

Jan 29, 2015

Excited to walk the runway for @RedDressMN March 7 to benefit women's heart health. @georgemoskal is the designer!

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