Tom Weber Feature Archive

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)
Romantica frontman Ben Kyle talks about his new solo project with The Daily Circuit. (The Daily Circuit, 01/31/2013)
Southdale Internal Medicine is moving away from accepting insurance and come April will only accept Medicare. Other patients will be able to look at the clinic's price list and pay cash for the services they want. (The Daily Circuit, 01/29/2013)
Anne Denny was moved to start her own company to help people manage end-of-life issues after her mother's long battle with Alzheimer's disease. (The Daily Circuit, 01/25/2013)
Minnesota Zoo conservation biologist Jeff Muntifering checks in with The Daily Circuit about his work with rhinos in Namibia. (The Daily Circuit, 01/24/2013)
The American Lung Association will release Wednesday its an annual report that tracks policies related to tobacco and tobacco prevention. (The Daily Circuit, 01/15/2013)
New Minnesota legislation introduced this week would require companies that buy up debt from credit card companies and banks to show more proof to go after Minnesotans owing money. (The Daily Circuit, 01/15/2013)
Vice President Joe Biden is finalizing a set of recommendations to curb gun violence, which he's expected to hand over to President Barack Obama Tuesday. As this plays out, schools are grappling with the issue of safety. (The Daily Circuit, 01/14/2013)
Last week's shooting in Connecticut spurred debate about mental health care in the U.S. We wanted to take a few minutes today to discuss a new effort here in Minnesota related to mental health. (The Daily Circuit, 12/18/2012)
Several health care-related matters await lawmakers as the state moves to implement the federal Affordable Care Act by its 2014 deadline. We'll discuss whether the state needs or can afford a Basic Health Plan to help residents afford insurance. (The Daily Circuit, 12/12/2012)
If Minnesota were a country, its 8th grade science scores would rank near the top, outscored only by Singapore and Taipei, according to a new report called Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study. (The Daily Circuit, 12/11/2012)
Union Depot's $243 million renovation is finally done and on Saturday officials in downtown St. Paul will reopen it to the public. John Diers, author of a forthcoming book on the history of Union Depot, spoke with The Daily Circuit during a walk-through of the building. (The Daily Circuit, 12/06/2012)
State Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, said he's "reasonably confident" Minnesota lawmakers will approve a new bullying prevention law for the state next year. Dibble has sponsored anti-bullying legislation at the state Capitol for several years. (The Daily Circuit, 12/06/2012)
The drug and alcohol treatment center Hazleden is bringing together several experts Tuesday in St. Louis Park to discuss the increased use of synthetic drugs in Minnesota, especially in the metro. (The Daily Circuit, 12/03/2012)