Tom Weber Feature Archive

Gov. Mark Dayton this week named members of the board that will oversee the state's new health insurance exchange, which is scheduled to go live on Oct. 1. (The Daily Circuit, 05/01/2013)
Distance runner Kara Goucher, who grew up in Duluth, finished in sixth place in the Boston Marathon Monday morning. (04/15/2013)
Two DFL lawmakers say they're introducing legislation that would prevent the University of Minnesota hospitals from being owned by an out-of-state entity. (04/08/2013)
President Obama has asked Congress to spend $100 million next year to start a project that will explore details of the brain. It's been compared to the big effort to map the human genome, which started in the 90s. (The Daily Circuit, 04/03/2013)
Minnesota legislators are holding a hearing Thursday on a bill that would set minimum counselor-to-student ratios in public schools. Minnesota currently ranks as having one of the highest ratios in the nation. (The Daily Circuit, 03/21/2013)
John Kriesel, an Iraq War veteran and former state representative who now works with veterans as director of the Anoka County Veterans Services Office, joins us to look back on the last decade. (The Daily Circuit, 03/19/2013)
If you're a Minnesota college student and you take an online course from an out-of-state entity, should you get credit for it? As massive open online courses become more popular, it's a question policymakers are trying to answer. (The Daily Circuit, 03/18/2013)
Artistic Director Lou Bellamy, who founded Penumbra Theatre 37 years ago, spoke to The Daily Circuit about what he's learned from the theater's near-death experience. (The Daily Circuit, 03/14/2013)
The state is one of the first four taking part in GradNation, an initiative of America's Promise Alliance, a group founded by former Secretary of State Colin Powell. (The Daily Circuit, 03/13/2013)
A group of farmers and other landowners hope state lawmakers will address some of their concerns over a major project to upgrade electricity transmission lines throughout Minnesota. (The Daily Circuit, 03/06/2013)
Tom Weber talks with the superintendent of the Red Lake School District about the impact of budet cuts from the sequestration process. (The Daily Circuit, 03/04/2013)
Lawmakers on a Republican-led subcommittee in the U.S. House met Thursday to discuss President Barack Obama's offer to give states the ability to receive waivers from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF, program. (The Daily Circuit, 02/28/2013)
Teacher satisfaction is at the lowest in a quarter century, according to the latest MetLife Survey of the American Teacher released last week. (The Daily Circuit, 02/25/2013)
Teachers and school administrators across Minnesota are asking lawmakers to rethink a law they passed last year that was aimed at producing higher-quality teachers. (The Daily Circuit, 02/20/2013)
Tom Weber goes inside the lab of renowned chemist Christy Haynes at the University of Minnesota. Haynes' research focuses on blood platelets. (The Daily Circuit, 02/18/2013)