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Brains On! Science podcast for kids
 
Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Co-hosted each week by kid scientists and reporters from public radio, we ask questions ranging from the science behind sneezing to how to translate the purr of cats, and go wherever the answers take us. @Brains_On
 
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Political Junkie with Ken Rudin - MPR News
 
A weekly conversation on politics with Ken Rudin, from MPR News
 
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MPR News with Kerri Miller
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In-depth conversations on news and culture, with host Kerri Miller.
 
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Pedal Hub - MPR News
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A weekly discussion devoted to the Twin Cities' burgeoning biking community. With Gene Oberpriller, Amber Dallman, and Patrick Stephenson.
 
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MPR News Update
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From MPR News, Minnesota news on your schedule. Delivered 7 days a week.
 
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Counter Stories
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We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes.
 
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Cube Critics
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From Minnesota Public Radio News, Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis and arts reporter Euan Kerr share a cube wall, and a passion for movies. Each week, they take a break from their day jobs to talk movies.
 
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Art Hounds® - MPR News
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Each week three people from the Minnesota arts community talk about a performance, opening, or event they're excited to see or want others to check out.
 
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Hallberg's Picture of Health
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MPR news medical commentator Dr. Jon Hallberg shares his insights and expertise on health and health care every week with All Things Considered host Tom Crann.
 
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Author and journalist, Ta-Nahesi Coates, wrote a piece in the Atlantic titled, "The First White President," where he argued President Trump's candidacy could endanger progress for Americans, especially Black Americans. Founder of BlackTableArts Keno Evol and professors Brian Lozenski and Charisse Burden-Stelly joined MPR News host Kerri Miller ...…
 
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MPR News with Kerri Miller
 
After Oprah's moving Golden Globes speech social media was flooded with calls for her to run for president. She, like the current president, has no experience in public office, but is that necessary? Political science professors Samara Klar and Michael Fauntroy discussed the importance of experience in running for, and being successful in, publ ...…
 
The Oscar-bait is already in theaters, but Cube Critics Stephanie Curtis and Euan Kerr still have time to watch "Den of Thieves and "The Final Year."
 
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Art Hounds® - MPR News
 
This week Art Hounds recommend a gallery show in St. Cloud, a West African musical performance at The Cedar, and dance by Black Label Movement.
 
Jeff Kahn, director of the Berman Institute of Bioethics, joined host Kerri Miller to discuss innovations in gene editing and the consequences that must be considered. This show was broadcasted out of WYPR in Balitmore.
 
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Brains On! Science podcast for kids
 
Frankenstein has become a pop culture mainstay and it all started off as a novel written by an 18-year-old woman written in the early 1800s. As we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the novel's publication, we look at how Mary Shelley was inspired by science and how the lessons of the book still resonate with the scientific world today. And for ...…
 
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Political Junkie with Ken Rudin - MPR News
 
Ken Rudin of the podcast, Political Junkie, joined guest host Chris Farrell to talk politics.
 
Ken Rudin of the podcast, Political Junkie, joined guest host Chris Farrell to talk politics.
 
Is immigration good or bad for the U.S. economy? MPR's Chris Farrell, in for host Kerri Miller, looked at the impact of immigrants on the economy with Randy Capps of the Migration Policy Institute and Shikha Dalmia of the Reason Foundation.
 
How does someone's recognition of racial privilege influence their politics? MPR News host Kerri Miller talked to Ijeoma Oluo, the author of "So You Want to Talk About Race."
 
If you think of "Frankenstein" as B-movie horror kitsch, you're missing so much. It's been 200 years since Mary Shelley (at age 20!) penned the novel that raised enduring questions about science, mortality and what really makes us "human." For this week's Friday Roundtable, MPR News host Kerri Miller and her guests dive into the time period tha ...…
 
Clinical psychologist and author of "The Defining Decade," Meg Jay, joined MPR News Host Kerri Miller for a discussion on her latest book, "Supernormal," which tells the story of ordinary Americans that have overcome adversities.
 
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MPR News with Kerri Miller
 
They say "timing is everything." So how do you make sure your timing is setting you up for success? This is a conversation with Daniel Pink, author of, "When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing."
 
Two great directors open films wide this weekend: Steven Spielberg with "The Post" and Paul Thomas Anderson with "Phantom Thread." Both have incredible casts, and Cube Critics Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis recommend seeing them both.
 
Alexis Simendinger, White House correspondent for The Hill, joined the program.
 
Americans feel that the Democratic and Republican parites have more conflicts than people of different races and classes. That's according to a Pew Research poll. Suzanne Chod, a political science professor, spoke about why Americans might feel this way.
 
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Art Hounds® - MPR News
 
This week Art Hounds recommend seeing Gremlin Theatre's production of "A Steady Rain," checking out "Adios Utopia" at the Walker Art Center and submitting your own essay in The Great American Think-Off in New York Mills.
 
Julie Sonier, president of MN Community Measurement, and Dr. Renee Hsia, director of Health Policy Studies at UCSF, discussed a new report that found a big range in the lowest and highest prices charged for common surgery producers in Minnesota.
 
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Brains On! Science podcast for kids
 
Ancient dinosaurs were some of the biggest creatures to ever stomp the Earth. But how and why did they get so giant? Was there more food to help them grow? Was the planet itself somehow different, allowing them to reach epic proportions? In this episode we talk to dino-experts Femke Holwerda and Brian Switek for answers. We also tackle some oth ...…
 
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MPR News with Kerri Miller
 
Ken Rudin joined Kerri Miller for their weekly chat. This time they discussed a Pew Research poll. Americans believe the divide between Republicans and Democrats is strong--stronger than the divide between Americans of different races and classes.
 
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Political Junkie with Ken Rudin - MPR News
 
Ken Rudin joined Kerri Miller for their weekly chat. This time they discussed a Pew Research poll. Americans believe the divide between Republicans and Democrats is strong--stronger than the divide between Americans of different races and classes.
 
When you're watching your favorite show or film on Netflix, do you ever think to yourself, "Wow, this guy or this girl is an amazing actor?" What is it about our favorite on-screen performers that make them great actors? Director Lauren Keating and actors Ansa Akea and Sha Cage joined host Kerri Miller to discuss.…
 
When celebrities started speaking out against workplace sexual harassment, a group of Latina farmworkers wanted to make sure their voices were heard, too. We talked about why low-wage workers are vulnerable to sexual abuse and exploitation with journalist Susan Chira and lawyer Karla Altmayer.
 
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MPR News with Kerri Miller
 
Ruth Hayden, personal finance educator joined MPR News joined MPR News with Kerri Miller for consultation on money and finances.
 
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Political Junkie with Ken Rudin - MPR News
 
Kerri Miller and Ken Rudin, the Political Junkie, look ahead to the mid-term election year of 2018 on the day that Sen. Al Franken leaves office.
 
Kerri Miller and Ken Rudin, the Political Junkie, look ahead to the mid-term election year of 2018 on the day that Sen. Al Franken leaves office.
 
Have you ever wondered what's beyond the edge of the universe? Or better yet: IS there an edge of the universe? And what does it mean that the universe is expanding? In this episode we ponder some big questions from Brains On listeners about the vastness of space. We also cover what we know and don't know about gravity. All that plus a brand ne ...…
 
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MPR News with Kerri Miller
 
University of Minnesota linguist Anatoly Liberman joined MPR News Host Kerri Miller to talk about why some words and phrases catch on, and whether the origins of those words are new or old. They also discussed Merriam Webster's 2017 "word of the year": feminism.
 
As 2018 begins the big awards will spur debate about the best films and performances of 2017. But what of the best moments, and other achievements? MPR Cube Critics Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis discuss a few categories that will never appear at any other awards show.
 
Beverly Daniel Tatum's groundbreaking book on the racial realities of the education system has been re-released at a time when the U.S. population is more diverse than ever, but many schools remain segregated.
 
Despite unique hurdles, minority-owned businesses are sprouting at record levels, nationwide. MPR News Contributor Chris Farrell hosted a roundtable on what's driving that growth.
 
Everyone is making lists, and MPR Cube Critics Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis aren't any different...
 
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MPR News with Kerri Miller
 
The Republican tax bill has been signed into law. What made it into the final draft? And what got cut during negotiations? Senior editor at Forbes and "Tax Girl" Kelly Erb joined MPR News contributor Chris Farrell for a conversation about tax reform.
 
MPR News Contributor Chris Farrell, in for Kerri Miller, spoke with the Brookings Institution's Kavita Patel about the impact this repeal will have on health care coverage going forward.
 
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Political Junkie with Ken Rudin - MPR News
 
MPR's Chris Farrell talks with the Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, about the signing of the tax bill, the federal budget, and what to make of hints from Congress and the White House of bipartisanship in 2018.
 
Your body is making and using electricity all the time -- but how do we do it? We'll take a look at how bioelectricity helps our brain sends signals and our hearts pump blood. And we'll learn about some amazing animals that use electricity in weird and wild ways. (This is the fourth of a four-part series)…
 
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MPR News with Kerri Miller
 
Dairy farmers might not compare themselves to asteroid hunters, but Carrie Nugent, a staff scientist at IPAC/Caltech writes about their similarities in her new book "Asteroid Hunters." She joins MPR News Producer Marcheta Fornoff about why it's important to have a team of scientists tracking asteroids and what we learn from their presence.…
 
MPR's Chris Farrell talks with the Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, about the signing of the tax bill, the federal budget, and what to make of hints from Congress and the White House of bipartisanship in 2018.
 
The passage of time can clarify things, or give new context. Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis challenges fellow cubester Euan Kerr to reconsider the merits and the prophetic powers of a film from 1998.
 
For "MPR Day" in Moorhead, MPR News host Kerri Miller assembled a panel of food experts from the region at the Rourke Art Museum to talk about the traditions and ingredients that inspire them in the kitchen. This is a rebroadcast.
 
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MPR News with Kerri Miller
 
Boys and young men feel pressured to be unemotional and detached. This contributes to toxic masculinity and abusive behavior towards women. Guest host Jana Shortal discussed how to rewrite the rules of masculinity with MPR's Bob Collins, author Andrew Reiner and Ted Bunch of A Call To Men.
 
The holiday movies come as thick as the winter snow, and Cube Critics Stephanie Curtis and Euan Kerr are ready to talk.
 
Three guests from around the globe joined guest host Stephanie Curtis to talk developments in each country.
 
Hate crimes rose 5 percent last year and an FBI report finds that most were committed by right wing extremists. Over half of those crimes were related to race or "perceived ethnicity" and just over 20 percent were related to religion. Guest host Jana Shortal, of KARE 11, was joined by journalists David Neiwert and Hannah Allam to discuss how th ...…
 
Batteries are everywhere -- they're in our phones, our computers, our cars, our toys. But how do they work? To find out, we talk to a scientist who's making really big batteries to store renewable energy, another who's working on really small ones to power our phones, and we play in a park with a dog. All that, plus the mystery sound! (This is ...…
 
Ken Rudin, the Political Junkie joined guest host Stephanie Curtis to talk about the GOP tax bill and other political news.
 
Jonathan Eig's new biography of the heavyweight champ, "Ali: A Life," doesn't just examine the boxer as a sports figure. It puts his transformation from Cassius Clay to Mohammed Ali into an illuminating cultural and political context that Eig felt hasn't been explored in previous biographies. Eig spoke to Stephanie Curtis about his new book, wh ...…
 
The year 2010 was recent enough to make it kind of seem like yesterday, if yesterday was seven years ago. Cube Critics Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis remind themselves of some great streamable movies from not-so way back when.
 
Ken Rudin, the Political Junkie joined guest host Stephanie Curtis to talk about the GOP tax bill and other political news.
 
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