Best Mpr podcasts we could find (Updated August 2018)
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A weekly conversation on politics with Ken Rudin, from MPR News
 
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
Daily
 
From MPR News, Minnesota news on your schedule. Delivered 7 days a week.
 
Conversations about the news that matters to Minnesota, hosted by MPR News' Tom Weber.
 
Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.
 
“Aw Jeez” is a Fargo recap podcast from the frozen land of murder and mayhem: Minnesota. Every week we discuss what went down and who’s dead now. Historians, comedians, mob experts and more stop by to discuss all the latest happenings.
 
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.
 
Insights on life from a man facing death.
 
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MPR Deb and Gregg
Weekly
 
My name is Gregg and I Co-Host Midwest Paratalk Radio, I have been in Indy for most of my life. And have been interested in the paranormal for a long time. It wasn’t until a personal experience at 30 that I realized that there was some validity to the paranormal.Having a need for more knowledge I started looking at different media venues. Researching, reading and talking to different groups that I have come across blogtalkradio. And have found some great people.Having a radio background, BTR ...
 
Exciting and entertaining stories on current affairs, music, culture health. and society
 
Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.
 
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Indivisible
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Indivisible is public radio’s national conversation about America in a time of change.
 
On The Thread, books are just the beginning. Host Kerri Miller talks with comedians, scientists and other big thinkers about how books and reading have shaped their lives.
 
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74 Seconds
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74 Seconds tells the story of a July 2016 traffic stop that ended with the world watching a man die, live on their phones. This is the story of that man, Philando Castile, and the officer who is about to go on trial for his death, Jeronimo Yanez. Through comprehensive reporting, MPR News examines this intersection of race, policing, justice and safety in America. A lot can happen in 74 seconds.
 
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Climate Cast
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MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner with the latest research on our changing climate.
 
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74 Seconds
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74 Seconds tells the story of a July 2016 traffic stop that ended with the world watching a man die, live on their phones. This is the story of that man, Philando Castile, and the officer who is about to go on trial for his death, Jeronimo Yanez. Through comprehensive reporting, MPR News examines this intersection of race, policing, justice and safety in America. A lot can happen in 74 seconds.
 
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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The Ticker
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The Ticker brings you a daily stream of stories from Minnesota Public Radio News reporters and hosts. MPR News delivered straight to your fingertips.
 
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A Beautiful World
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"A Beautiful World" is a news program that focuses on inspirational stories from around the world, featuring good news about science, technology, ecology, art, music and medicine. The program is hosted by author and journalist Heather McElhatton, who listeners know from her contributions to This American Life, Marketplace and MPR News. www.abeautiful.world or Download ABW Podcast! iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/a-beautiful-world/id986469943?mt=2Stitcher - http://www.stitcher.co ...
 
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Flyover
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Flyover from MPR News focuses on issues of American identity and the changing American dream as they are lived and experienced in the cities, towns and rural areas that lie beyond the media spotlights in New York, D.C. and L.A. This podcast is an unedited hour of live talk radio. Award-winning host Kerri Miller grounds each week’s topic in a specific place, inviting a public radio journalist from a partner station to discuss how the week’s topic is playing out on the ground in the city where ...
 
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Flyover
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Flyover from MPR News focuses on issues of American identity and the changing American dream as they are lived and experienced in the cities, towns and rural areas that lie beyond the media spotlights in New York, D.C. and L.A. This podcast is an unedited hour of live talk radio. Award-winning host Kerri Miller grounds each week’s topic in a specific place, inviting a public radio journalist from a partner station to discuss how the week’s topic is playing out on the ground in the city where ...
 
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Next week marks 50 years since Vice President Hubert Humphrey secured the Democratic nomination for president. A new biography, "Hubert Humphrey: The Conscience of the Country," chronicles Humphrey's rise to the national stage.
 
In 2014, the Legislature took the unusual step of setting aside $10 million each year to distribute to the counties fighting invasive species. Counties are using that money to expand boat inspection programs, but also trying some innovative approaches.
 
Pope Francis' letter Monday condemning clergy sexual abuse drew a mixed reaction in the Twin Cities. Archbishop Bernard Hebda praised the pope's words, but abuse victims said they want decisive actions, not more talk of healing.
 
August 21. Bob Collins discusses how scammers robbed a woman of her life savings.
 
A group of mosques that typically hold individual prayers plans to come together for one big festival -- and have invited people of all faiths to join their celebration at U.S. Bank Stadium.
 
What makes a democracy a democracy? And how can democracies keep from moving into totalitarianism?
 
Minnesota Public Radio was a just fledgling radio station when Michael Barone first started working here. Barone celebrates fifty years at MPR on Monday, August 20.
 
Minnesota might be the key to Congressional control with two major districts in play.
 
Republican Jeff Johnson's running mate Donna Bergstrom is a member of the Red Lake Band, while White Earth tribal member Peggy Flanagan is running with Democrat Tim Walz. And they are part of a trend.
 
The Minnesota primary results are in and with them comes national attention as Democrats and Republicans battle for control of the house. What role will Minnesota play in congressional politics as the midterms approach?Host Kerri Miller spoke with two guests: Kathryn Pearson is an associate professor at the University of Minnesota. She speciali ...…
 
Ken Rudin discussed White House lawyer Don McGahn's cooperation with Robert Mueller and the surprising results of last week's primary.
 
August 20. Hosted by Mike Moen.
 
Ken Rudin discussed White House lawyer Don McGahn's cooperation with Robert Mueller and the surprising results of last week's primary.
 
What hallmarks make a democracy a democracy? And what institutions and habits keep countries from moving into totalitarianism? MPR News host Kerri Miller talked to two experts about democratic practices and about whether a democracy can whither from disinterest.
 
The president of St. Paul's Macalester College said former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan leaves a "powerful" legacy at the school.
 
Remember Circe from "The Odyssey"? The ancient sorceress finally gets to take center stage in Madeline Miller's new novel.
 
The Minnesota Orchestra played the most anticipated concert of its South African tour Friday in the historic Regina Mundi church in Soweto.
 
Reporter Laura Yuen, digital producer Nancy Yang and reporter Nina Moini review "Crazy Rich Asians."
 
Members of St. Stephen's Human Services, Natives Against Heroin and other community organizations tried to alleviate some of the issues facing the residents of an encampment in Minneapolis.
 
Republican gubernatorial nominee Jeff Johnson and his DFL opponent Tim Walz faced each other in debate, their first meeting since Tuesday's primary election.
 
The family of Joseph Gomm, the corrections officer killed while on duty inside the Stillwater prison in July, has hired an attorney and is considering suing the Minnesota Department of Corrections.
 
St. Paul police released body camera video Friday of the fatal police shooting of a man earlier this month.
 
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison said Friday that he will not drop out of the race for state attorney general and insisted again that an ex-girlfriend's allegations of domestic abuse are not true.
 
Farmers and gardeners may be hoping for some rain. They likely won't get much soon, but that means there will be good weather for the Minnesota State Fair.
 
Rosemaling is an old art form that is experiencing a resurgence in the U.S. as Norwegian-Americans try to reconnect with their ethnic identity.
 
Regina Mundi Catholic Church played a central role in the organizing and the protests that led to the end of apartheid. On Friday, the Minnesota Orchestra will play the centerpiece concert of its two-week South African tour just in front of the church's altar.
 
Farmers gathered in Minneapolis Thursday evening to screen a documentary about large-scale and small-scale farming coming together.
 
This week on Climate Cast we're talking about increases. There's been a surge in climate refugees on the United States' coasts as the seas rise. A boom in the tick population as winters warm. And, on a brighter note, an increase of clean energy jobs in the Midwest.
 
This week on Climate Cast we're talking about increases. There's been a surge in climate refugees on the United States' coasts as water levels rise. A boom in tick population as winters warm. And, on a lighter note, an increase of clean energy jobs in the Midwest.
 
Slowing the spread of chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota might be more complicated than biologists thought. A new study suggests whitetail deer travel farther than expected.
 
A driver who crashed into a Minneapolis playground while fleeing police in June, injuring three young siblings, was sentenced Thursday to 33 months in prison.
 
What is QAnon, who supports it, and what threat does it pose to the public?
 
This week on Climate Cast we're talking about increases. There's been a surge in climate refugees on the United State's costs as water levels rise. A boom in tick population as winters warm. And, on a lighter note, an increase of clean energy jobs in the Midwest.
 
This week on Climate Cast we're talking about increases. There's been a surge in climate refugees on the United States' coasts as the seas rise. A boom in the tick population as winters warm. And, on a brighter note, an increase of clean energy jobs in the Midwest.
 
Some Trump rally attendees have been spotted wearing paraphernalia referring to the QAnon conspiracy theory. Where does the theory stem from and why do people believe it's true? MPR News host Kerri Miller was joined by William Sommer, reporter at The Daily Beast, and Tom Wood, assistant professor of political science at The Ohio State Universit ...…
 
The Rocky Horror Picture Show is more than just entertainment, it's a representation of drag and LGBTQ culture. Host Kerri Miller spoke with two movies buffs about how cult movies can be a place where representation flourishes--and that should be taken seriously.Lily Percy is a producer for On Being and the host of This Movie Changed Me. Paul S ...…
 
The #MeToo movement has not only highlighted sexual abuse and assault in the workplace, it has also led to high profile resignations. So when Democratic congressman Keith Ellison won the primary for Attorney General while battling a recent claim of alleged domestic violence, many people were surprised. Why was this different? Host Kerri Miller ...…
 
This week on Art Hounds: IndiaFest at the State Capitol, two plays in Lanesboro, and a show about Leonard Bernstein.
 
Why do women continue to get paid less? And does the lack of investment translate into fewer opportunities for development and sponsorship? Gigi Marvin three time Olympic forward for the US Women's National hockey team and Mary Jo Kane, Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at the University of Minnesota, spoke wi ...…
 
Primaries are often boring, but not this year. Ken Rudin explained why with host Marianne Combs
 
MPR News host Marianne Combs spoke with two experts to understand the history of the death penalty and Americans' view of it. Joseph Capizzi is an associate professor of moral theology at The Catholic University of America and Griffin Hardy is the communications manager for the Ministry Against the Death Penalty.…
 
Primaries are often boring, but not this year. Ken Rudin explained why with host Marianne Combs
 
Host Marianne Combs looked at police de-escalation training. Joining her were two guests: Mike Quinn, former St. Paul police officer, now police trainer at International Ethics and Leadership Training Bureau, and Washington Post investigative reporter Kimbriell Kelly.
 
MPR guest host Marianne Combs spoke with two journalists about why this is a persistent issue and what newsrooms are doing to fix it.
 
Jean Hopfensperger is writing about this issue in an occasional series for the Star Tribune called "Test Of Faith: The Unchurching Of America." She spoke with host Marianne Combs to talk about her reporting and the shuttering of churches in Minnesota. They were also joined by Natalia Terfa, Associate Pastor of Prince at Peace Lutheran Church in ...…
 
Secretary of State Steve Simon spoke about how voting is Minnesota's primary elections is going.
 
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