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Objects in Mirror: June 26, 2008 Archive

Conversation starters via mpr.org

Posted at 9:52 AM on June 26, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Need a conversation starter? Here are my picks for discussion topics via mpr.org today:

Listen: FCC taking on product placement Midmorning at 10:06 a.m. CT. Tune in (find your local station here) or stream it from your computer. You can send a question or call 800-242-2828 to participate in the show.

Read: The gun control decision Bob Collins liveblogs the Supreme Court overturning the DC gun ban and the resulting coverage. Take the poll and reply to Bob's questions in the comments.

Watch: Minnesota Public Radio's Minnesota Arrival videos, part of our sesquicentennial coverage. Discover some interesting personal arrival stories and comment on the videos.

Do you have unconventional vacation plans?

Posted at 2:17 PM on June 26, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

With gas hovering around $4 per gallon, are you making some unconventional vacation plans or taking a "staycation" this year? Share your insight with MPR News. Our Public Insight Analysts wonder:

Will gas prices siphon vacationers from the roads? Or will it push more travelers into cars?

Some wonder if fuel costs will hamper the summertime vacation trade. Others in the resort/hotel/hospitality business in Minnesota think it might actually help. What's your experience?

Please tell us.

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