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MPR Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees of Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media will hold their quarterly meeting on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the MPR|APM Broadcast Center, 480 Cedar Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101. The meeting will run from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. It will begin at 12:30 pm with a closed session for the Board to consider confidential personnel and contractual matters. It is otherwise an open meeting, the public session begins about 12:50 pm.

Hogs

As hog population drops, packing plants cut back

In the last year, the nation's hog population has dropped at least three percent. About a thousand cases of a deadly hog disease have been found on Minnesota farms. The drop also has led to higher pork prices.

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Top Coast Festival: Big Ideas, New Solutions, May 31 – June 1, 2014

Join with 1,000 other thinkers and doers for two days of headline presentations, symposia, workshops and solution-finding in the heart of the Twin Cities. Hosted by your favorite public radio personalities and featuring top-class speakers from around the country, MPR News' inaugural Top Coast Festival will be a weekend like no other.

Festival registration now open to MPR members.
Visit the Top Coast Festival website for more information.

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