Objects in Mirror

Objects in Mirror: January 23, 2008 Archive

Movies, movies, movies

Posted at 8:58 AM on January 23, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

* Movie Natters' Euan Kerr has the Oscar blahs but still recommends you check out MPR's Movie Maven on Midday, where she talks about the 2008 Academy Award nominations.

* National Public Radio produced a remembrance: Ledger's Death Is Film World's Loss.

* Minnesotan Dan Satorius continues to share his live-at-the-scene updates from the Sundance Film Festival. Find his daily posts and pictures on MPR's discussion group Minnesota Life.

From the land of somewhat polluted waters

Posted at 1:24 PM on January 23, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Are Minnesota's ground water quality issues the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's problem, a government issue, or a citizen's problem?

See:
*Minnesota is swimming in sewage (10/02/2007)
*MPCA expands list of polluted waters (09/13/2007)
*Phosphorus strategy relies on good will (06/29/2007)
*Changing Currents (MPR Special Series 05/2002)

What action would you like to see on this issue? Join the online discussion to share your point of view.

[Updated 14:58 01/23/2008]

Share your stories about the brave new housing world

Posted at 4:05 PM on January 23, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

MPR's Public Insight Journalism team is searching for stories about the brave new housing world:

Housing prices in the Twin Cities have fallen for the first time in 20 years ... the subprime problems don't seem to be abating.

So what's your housing plan for 2008? Are you going to refinance? Put off buying? Find the opportunities within this slump?

Join the online discussion or join the Public Insight Network and share your story directly.

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