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Dainty goat Yvette ready to compete at State Fair

Dainty goat Yvette competes at State Fair

Each day during the Minnesota State Fair, we are introducing you to a different type of animal that you might encounter on the fairgrounds. This morning, there will be lots of goats on display during the 4-H competition. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with the trainer of one of those goats, Johanna Jutz, who lives in Sibley County.

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Walker Artist Dread Scott speaks out on Ferguson


Dread Scott, one of the artists featured in the Walker Art Center‘s “Radical Presence” exhibition, has written an essay for the museum criticizing the actions of police in Ferguson, and looking at the cultural ramifications of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Scott says people are increasingly questioning the legitimacy of the police and other…

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