American Public Media American Public Media
American Public Media is the largest owner and operator of public radio stations, producing and distributing top-quality programming that reaches more than 17 million listeners weekly. Some 20 national programs and specials, including A Prairie Home Companion®, Marketplace® and Performance Today®, comprise the American Public Media portfolio.

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BBC World Service BBC World Service
The BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information in English and 42 other languages. With a global network of correspondents providing news and reports on location, BBC World Service provides in-depth coverage of world events to over 146 million listeners worldwide. The BBC World Service provides the overnight programming on Minnesota Public Radio News stations.

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The Corporation for Public Broadcasting The Corporation for Public Broadcasting
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is a private, nonprofit corporation created by Congress in 1967. CPB receives an annual appropriation from Congress and funds more than 1,000 locally operated public radio and television stations across the country. CPB provides approximately 9% of MPR's operating revenue each year.

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Educational sponsors
Minnesota Public Radio acknowledges and appreciates the support of its educational sponsors that makes it possible to bring programming to communities throughout the region.

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The Fitzgerald Theater The Fitzgerald Theater
Located in downtown Saint Paul at the corner of Wabasha Avenue and Exchange Street, the Fitzgerald Theater was built as the Shubert Theater in 1910. Today it is the home to Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion, as well as a wide variety of concerts, lectures, and productions from all over the world.

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National Public Radio National Public Radio
NPR is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming. A privately supported, nonprofit membership organization, NPR serves more than 750 independently operated, noncommercial public radio stations. Each member station serves local listeners with a distinctive combination of national and local programming. MPR is a member of NPR.

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PRI Public Radio International
Public Radio International (PRI) was founded in 1983 to develop distinctive radio programs and to diversify the public radio offerings available to American listeners. PRI distributes more than 400 hours of weekly programming that includes a wide variety of popular news and information, classical, and cultural offerings. MPR is an affiliate of PRI.

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Public Radio Market Public Radio Market
Public Radio Market is a convenient online shopping destination to purchase any products featured on public radio. When items are purchased through Public Radio Market, a percentage of the sales are returned as financial support to the public radio stations and programs that are a part of American Public Media Group.

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Radio Talking Book
Radio Talking Book is a closed-circuit reading network produced by Minnesota State Services for the Blind that is distributed free of charge on a special subcarrier of MPR stations to visually impaired persons in Minnesota and border communities of Wisconsin, North and South Dakota, and Iowa. The Radio Talking Book provides access to current local and statewide newspapers, magazine articles and best-selling books, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, reaching nearly 8,000 visually-impaired listeners who rely upon it to help them live independent lives. Minnesota Public Radio is proud to play a role in distributing this service to the disabled.

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Sound Learning
Sound Learning is an activity of Minnesota Public Radio that provides a launching point for students and teachers to MPR's content on the Web. This site is designed to allow timely access to text and audio clips for use in the classroom.

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Studio M Minnesota Public Radio Recording Studios
The MPR Recording Studios, including the Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Music Studio and Studio P, are world-class, state-of-the-art recording facilities housed within MPR's headquarters building. The studios offer competitive rates and a friendly, professional staff. Capable of meeting the needs of solo musicians as well as full orchestral and rock ensembles, the studios have hosted sessions for the world’s finest musicians, from Andrew Bird and Tori Amos to Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell, and Lang Lang.

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