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Cops Are Using Facebook to Target Line 3 Pipeline Protest Leaders, New Documents Reveal

Protests against Enbridge’s Line 3 have been ramping up in Minnesota—and so has the response from authorities. A video went viral this week of a Department of Homeland Security helicopter sandblasting protesters following mass arrests. But some police tactics are far less visible while causing long-term hardship.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Minnesota, Articles, Environmentalism, Department Of Homeland Security, Environmental Justice, Mississippi River, Enbridge, Minnesota Public Radio, Aitkin County, Dakota Access Pipeline, Oil Pipelines, Winona LaDuke, QAnon, Pipelines In Canada


Maxine Waters did not incite a riot on Saturday. But she may have inspired a young woman to run for office.

Representative Maxine Waters(C) (D-CA) speaks to the media during an ongoing protest at the Brooklyn Center Police Department in Brooklyn Centre, Minnesota on April 17, 2021. - Police officer, Kim Potter, who shot dead Black 20-year-old Daunte Wright in a Minneapolis suburb after appearing to mistake her gun for her Taser was arrested April 14 on manslaughter charges. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images Rep. Maxine Waters said protesters should be "more confrontational" if police enjoy imp...
Tags: Minnesota, Minneapolis, Congress, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Washington Dc, House, Taser, Charles Davis, Black, Star Tribune, MPR, Brooklyn Center, Maxine Waters, Minnesota Public Radio


89.3 the Current's Jade Tittle adds music director duties to her playlist

The midday on-air host at Minnesota Public Radio's alternative music station will now more heavily shape its programming.
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The Thanksgiving surge in coronavirus deaths is here. It's 'horrifically awful,' a hospital chaplain said.

Dr. Joseph Varon hugs and comforts a patient in the COVID-19 ICU during Thanksgiving at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura/Getty Images More than 47,000 people in the US have died from COVID-19 since Thanksgiving. The virus has become the country's leading cause of death. It's just the beginning of the effects of Thanksgiving travel and gatherings, one epidemiologist said. The rate of death probably won't slow anytime soon. At some hospitals, staff can't keep...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Science, News, Minnesota, California, Cdc, US, Trends, Chicago, Hospitals, Wisconsin, Deaths, Patients, Npr, Tsa


COVID-19 cases rise in US heartland, home to anti-mask feelings

By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, NICKY FORSTER and JOCELYN NOVECK | Associated Press MISSION, Kan. — It began with devastation in the New York City area, followed by a summertime crisis in the Sun Belt. Now the coronavirus is striking smaller cities in the heartland, often in conservative corners of America where anti-mask sentiment runs high. The spread has created new problems at hospitals, schools and colleges in the Midwest, as well as in parts of the West. Wisconsin is averaging more than 2,000 ne...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Politics, New York, News, California, Virginia, Massachusetts, Iraq, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, West


CEO of Minnesota Public Radio's parent organization tells staff he will step down

Jon McTaggart, president and CEO of American Public Media, informed employees in a memo.
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CEO of Minnesota Public Radio's parent organization tells staff he will step down

Jon McTaggart, president and CEO of American Public Media, informed employees in a memo.
Tags: Minnesota Public Radio, American Public Media, Jon McTaggart


CEO of Minnesota Public Radio's parent company tells staff he will step down

Jon McTaggart, president and CEO of American Public Media, informed employees in a memo.
Tags: Minnesota Public Radio, American Public Media, Jon McTaggart


Minnesota Public Radio reporter quits, saying bosses covered for Current DJ accused of sexual misconduct

Marianne Combs, a veteran arts reporter, did not name the DJ.
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Minnesota Public Radio fires its only Black classical host

Garrett McQueen broke station rules by playing music off the station's official list, which he said "wasn't moving forward to my speed."
Tags: Minnesota Public Radio, Garrett McQueen


When Government Encourages Victimhood, You Have an Alternative

Minnesota: The NRA-ILA reports that the number of officers Minneapolis Police Department has been reduced 10 percent since May. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- According to a report from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the number of officers in the Minneapolis Police Department has been reduced 10 percent since May and the department “could lose as much as a third of its workforce by the end of the year.” Some on the city council have sought to abolish the police department. With this develo...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Minneapolis, Cbs, District Of Columbia, Nra, WCCO, U S Supreme Court, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota Public Radio, Southwest Minneapolis, Heller, Kleck, NRA-ILA, Gun Rights News, Institute for Legislative Action ILA


Garrison Keillor's Cruise Was Cancelled in March. Loyal Fans Still Waiting for Refunds.

Garrison Keillor’s cruise was to set sail in March. Loyal fans out thousands of dollars are still scrambling to determine if they will get their money back — and if so, how much.
Tags: Cruises, News, Carnival Corporation, Garrison, Minnesota Public Radio, Garrison Keillor, Keillor, Holland America Line, Travel and Vacations, MeToo Movement, Rebates and Refunds, American Public Media Group, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Celebrity Cruises Inc


Staff cuts at Minnesota Public Radio include veteran journalists

MPR News loses six staffers, including its news director, as part of a bigger round of job cuts.
Tags: Minnesota Public Radio, MPR News


Twin Cities sing along to 'Lean on Me' at 5:53 p.m. Friday with Minnesota Public Radio

For the second consecutive Friday, the public radio stations are hoping to create a kumbaya moment with the #BringTheSingHome event.
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New leadership announced at Minnesota Public Radio: Duchesne Drew takes the helm

Duchesne Drew previously held leadership positions at the Star Tribune and the Bush Foundation.
Tags: Star Tribune, Minnesota Public Radio, Duchesne Drew


The musical entrepreneurship behind the ‘Hallelujah’ Chorus

The musical entrepreneurship behind the ‘Hallelujah’ Chorus Although it was intended to be an Easter composition, the “Hallelujah” Chorus from Handel’s Messiah has become the musical diadem of the Christmas season. It has already in early January vanished from the radio, because the modern West pre-celebrates all its holidays. (The Christmas season traditionally spans the “12 days of Christmas,” from December 25 until the feast of Epiphany on January 6.) Ho...
Tags: UK, London, Religion, West, Italy, Dublin, George Frideric Handel, Christ, Matthew, Hanover, Messiah, Ben, Minnesota Public Radio, Handel, Halle Germany, Horace Walpole


Trailer of APM Podcast "Decomposed" Hosted by Pianist Jade Simmons from April 16

(Artwork: American Public Media) Jade Simmons (Photo: Rob Davidson) AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA TO LAUNCH DECOMPOSED - A NEW PODCAST EXPLORING THE DARING ACTS AND SURPRISING INSPIRATIONS OF FAMOUS COMPOSERS Concert pianist and host Jade Simmons’ new APM podcast shares the tales of heartbreak, scandal and sheer genius that have shaped classical music. ST. PAUL, Minn., April 3, 2019 – Concert pianist and world-class storyteller Jade Simmons will explore some o...
Tags: Religion, BBC World Service, Ruth, Simmons, Minnesota Public Radio, American Public Media, John Huss, William J Zick, Jade Simmons, Rob Davidson, American Public Media Jade Simmons Photo, Minnesota Public Radio Listeners


"Best Books of 2018" Lists Update - December 21st

For the eleventh straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find in this post. As the lists appear online, I will add them to the master list, updating daily. Previous updates to the master list of online "best books of 2018" lists. See also: Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting 2018 music lists. Please consider making a donation or leaving a tip to Largehearted Boy to support posts like these. Today's Updates to the Online "Best of 2018" Book Lists:...
Tags: Music, India, David, New York Times, Jane Austen, Vancouver, Fast Company, Vox, Columbia, Alyssa Cole, Forbes, Cbc, Northern California, Mother Jones, Benjamin, Paris Review


"Best Books of 2018" Lists Update - December 23rd

For the eleventh straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find in this post. As the lists appear online, I will add them to the master list, updating daily. Previous updates to the master list of online "best books of 2018" lists. See also: Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting 2018 music lists. Please consider making a donation or leaving a tip to Largehearted Boy to support posts like these. Today's Updates to the Online "Best of 2018" Book Lists:...
Tags: Music, India, David, New York Times, Jane Austen, Vancouver, Fast Company, Vox, Columbia, Alyssa Cole, Forbes, Cbc, Northern California, Mother Jones, Benjamin, Paris Review


"Best Books of 2018" Lists Update - November 19th

For the eleventh straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find in this post. As the lists appear online, I will add them to the master list, updating daily. Previous updates to the master list of online "best books of 2018" lists. See also: Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting 2018 music lists. Please consider making a donation or leaving a tip to Largehearted Boy to support posts like these. Today's Updates to the Online "Best of 2018" Book Lists:...
Tags: Music, David, Atlantic, Brooklyn, New York Times, Pbs, Baltimore, Nme, Cbc, Chicago Tribune, Barnes, National Post, San Francisco Chronicle, South China Morning Post, Minnesota Public Radio, Nik Sharma


"Best Books of 2018" Lists Update - December 19th

For the eleventh straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find in this post. As the lists appear online, I will add them to the master list, updating daily. Previous updates to the master list of online "best books of 2018" lists. See also: Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting 2018 music lists. Please consider making a donation or leaving a tip to Largehearted Boy to support posts like these. Today's Updates to the Online "Best of 2018" Book Lists:...
Tags: Music, David, Atlantic, Brooklyn, New York Times, Pbs, Baltimore, Nme, Cbc, Chicago Tribune, Barnes, National Post, San Francisco Chronicle, South China Morning Post, Minnesota Public Radio, Nik Sharma


Ellison Resigns As DNC Deputy Chair After Winning MN AG Race

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison says he is resigning as deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Ellison told Minnesota Public Radio on Wednesday night that he’s notified DNC Chairman Tom Perez that he “will be retiring from that role to devote all my time to the people of the state of Minnesota.” Ellison was elected Minnesota attorney general on Tuesday despite an ex-girlfriend’s accusation of domestic abuse, which Ellison has denied. Ellison...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Congress, Dnc, Ellison, Democratic National Committee, ST PAUL Minn AP, Keith Ellison, Minnesota Public Radio, Tom Perez, Summer Concepcion, DOUG WARDLOW, MN AG


Minnesota AG-elect Ellison resigning as DNC deputy chair

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison says he is resigning as deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Ellison told Minnesota Public Radio on Wednesday night that he’s notified DNC Chairman Tom Perez that he “will be retiring from that role to devote all my time to the people of the […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Dnc, Ellison, Democratic National Committee, ST PAUL Minn AP, Keith Ellison, Minnesota Public Radio, Tom Perez, Minnesota AG, Nation & World Politics


MPR to sell theater where Keillor's 'Prairie Home' was based

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Public Radio is selling the century-old theater where Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" was based.MPR President and CEO John McTaggart announced Wednesday that the radio network is selling... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, MPR, ST PAUL Minn AP, Minnesota Public Radio, Garrison Keillor, Keillor, Prairie Home Companion, Prairie Home, John McTaggart


Barbershop: Local Radio Call-In Hosts React To Kavanaugh Confirmation Process

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Kerri Miller, the host of MPR News at Minnesota Public Radio; Charlie Sykes, host of the Daily Standard podcast; and Liz Ruskin, a reporter with Alaska Public Radio.
Tags: News, Npr, Michel Martin, Liz Ruskin, Minnesota Public Radio, Charlie Sykes, MPR News, Kerri Miller, Daily Standard


Lawmaker abandons reelection campaign as daughter alleges inappropriate conduct

A Minnesota state representative suddenly ended his reelection campaign ahead of a Minnesota Public Radio report detailing allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior brought forward by his daughter.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Stories, Minnesota Public Radio


Minnesota GOPer Ends Campaign After Daughter Alleges Childhood Abuse

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach abruptly ended his re-election campaign Friday amid allegations of inappropriate touching from his adult daughter. Minnesota Public Radio reported the announcement came hours after the St. Cloud Republican’s attorney, Susan Gaertner, denied the allegations in an interview with the station. She said the veteran lawmaker “does not want to drag his family through six weeks of hell.” Knoblach’s 23-year-old daughter, Laura, told MPR that he ina...
Tags: Facebook, News, Minnesota, Gop, House, Allegra Kirkland, Laura, MPR, St Cloud, ST PAUL Minn AP, Kurt Daudt, Minnesota Public Radio, Susan Gaertner, House Ways and Means Committee, Knoblach, Jim Knoblach


Minnesota Rep. Jim Knoblach quits campaign amid allegations

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach abruptly ended his re-election campaign Friday amid allegations of inappropriate touching from his adult daughter. Minnesota Public Radio reported the announcement came hours after the St. Cloud Republican’s attorney, Susan Gaertner, denied the allegations in an interview with the station. She said the veteran lawmaker […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, ST PAUL Minn AP, Minnesota Public Radio, Susan Gaertner, Jim Knoblach, Nation & World Politics


“Minnesota electors align for Clinton; one replaced after voting for Sanders; Minn. electors align for Clinton; lone Sanders dissenter replaced”

“Minnesota electors align for Clinton; one replaced after voting for Sanders; Minn. electors align for Clinton; lone Sanders dissenter replaced”: J. Patrick Coolican of The Minneapolis Star Tribune had this article back in December 2016. Also in December 2016, Minnesota Public Radio had a report headlined “‘Faithless elector’ dismissed, Minnesota’s 10 votes go to Clinton.” Today, a unanimous two-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued a ruling that affirmed a feder...
Tags: Minnesota, Law, Uncategorized, Clinton, Sanders, Minneapolis Star Tribune, J Patrick Coolican, U S Court of Appeals, Minn, Minnesota Public Radio, Eighth Circuit, Muhammad Abdurrahman


Researchers look into Lake Superior algae bloom

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Scientists are investigating an unprecedented algae bloom in Lake Superior and have sent samples for lab testing to determine if it’s toxic. Minnesota Public Radio reports that kayakers and other visitors to the popular lakeshores along eastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin found green scummy algae last week on Lake Superior’s surface. […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Lake Superior, Duluth, Minn AP, Minnesota Public Radio, Nation & World