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Editor and Deputy News Director — Minnesota Public Radio
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Deputy News Director at @MPRnews, editor of metro unit. Former media jackal. Edina resident and mom. ND native, proud UND grad.

27 Little Known Things About House M.D.

knowable.com — 5/27 The name House is also a nod to the medical acronym HOUSE (History Of USE) used to denote when a patient has a history of drug use or addiction. 6/27 The show's production company, Bad Hat Harry Productions, is a reference to the Jaws quote: "That's some bad hat, Harry."

21 People Were Asked: 'What's The Best Curse-Free Insult You Know?'

Something Devastating Most People Don’t Know About Harry's Stunt Double. Wow.

20 Interviewers Were Asked: 'What's The Most Ridiculous Thing You've Seen On A Resume?'

20 Interviewers Were Asked: 'What's The Most Ridiculous Thing You've Seen On A Resume?'
knowable.com — 6. "I bake great cakes and will share if you give me this job." It was for a mortgage banking position. angelica1883 7. Used to be a manager of a retail games chain, and you would be surprised at how many people actually put down their gaming achievements on their resume.

34 Things About World War II You Weren't Taught In School.

34 Things About World War II You Weren't Taught In School.
knowable.com — This article is based on "World War II Facts: 65 Facts About WWII" UPDATE: Sources for each individual fact have been changed from hyperlinked numbers to now be under each fact. Words can't often describe the atrocities of World War II. When reflecting on this time in history most people are filled with despair and sadness.

21 Interesting Facts About Beer: One For Every Year You Legally Couldn't Drink.

21 Interesting Facts About Beer: One For Every Year You Legally Couldn't Drink.
knowable.com — 1. A beer wave of 388,000 gallons flooded London in 1814 after a huge vat erupted. 2. Amsterdam pays alcoholics beer to clean streets: 5 cans of beer, €10, and a pack of cigarettes for a day's work. 3. At any given time 0.7% of the world's population is drunk, so there are approximately 50 million people drunk right now.

28 Things You Never Knew About Canada That May Surprise You.

28 Things You Never Knew About Canada That May Surprise You.
knowable.com — 19. Canada's official phone number is 1-800-O-CANADA. 20. Large parts of Canada have less gravity than the rest of Earth. The phenomenon was discovered in the 1960s. 21. Prostitution is legal in Canada. Buying the services of a prostitute is not. 22. Americans have invaded Canada twice, in 1775 and 1812.

19 Unbelievable Complaints People Had About Their Recent Vacations.

19 Unbelievable Complaints People Had About Their Recent Vacations.
knowable.com — 1. "On my holiday to Goa in India, I was disgusted to find that almost every restaurant served curry. I don't like spicy food." 2. "They should not allow topless sunbathing on the beach. It was very distracting for my husband who just wanted to relax." 3.

65 Rules For Being A Man According To Elevator Gossip at Goldman Sachs.

65 Rules For Being A Man According To Elevator Gossip at Goldman Sachs.
knowable.com — 1. Stop talking about where you went to college.2. Always carry cash. Keep some in your front pocket.3. Rebel from business casual. Burn your khakis and wear a suit or jeans.4. It's ok to trade the possibility of your 80s and 90s for more guaranteed fun in your 20s and 30s.5.

25 Immigrants to America Were Asked: 'What Was The Most Pleasant Surprise?'

25 Immigrants to America Were Asked: 'What Was The Most Pleasant Surprise?'
knowable.com — 17. Thinking back to when I came with my family from the USSR: Grocery stores. Seriously. Where we came from, shelves were bare or at best stocked with drab, low-quality food. When I was a little kid, I loved going to the store just to see all the different crazy things they had that would never be available in the old country -- produce, cereals, candy, you name it.
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May 03, 2016

RT @KXMB: A country music fan plowed the Prince symbol into a corn field in North Dakota: bit.ly/1TkI3Ez pic.twitter.com/tH6rNlaAep

May 03, 2016

RT @MinneapolisPD: 1 of the best nights of the year. @ChiefHarteau proud to hand out 2015 awards for heroism, dedication & service https://…<a title="http://twitter.com/MinneapolisPD/status/727657603510239238/photo/1" href="https://t.co/iTY97wZnF1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">pic.twitter.com/iTY97wZnF1

May 03, 2016

next hour on Morning Edition, @tomscheck has latest on @apmreports investigation into case alleging abuse at juvenile correctional facility

May 02, 2016

RT @StribJany: Department officials so far have only said the suspension was related to "an internal personnel matter." strib.mn/24upqpDQId

Apr 29, 2016

RT @TheCurrent: One hour of Prince bliss: hear one hour of hits, deep cuts & more on @Loc@LocalCurrentnoon: httpow.ly/4nf8Ptps:/…<a title="http://twitter.com/TheCurrent/status/726077381786632193/photo/1" href="https://t.co/yREPTdlSjx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">pic.twitter.com/yREPTdlSjx


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