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Objects in Mirror: June 27, 2008 Archive

Defining who is an American

Posted at 8:13 AM on June 27, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

While many discussions might focus on who isn't, I'd like to think that Midmorning's guests will challenge us to strengthen our ideas on who is an American and exactly what that means.

Beyond legal citizenship (which is certain to come up) there are the questions that can help us determine where national and personal identity intersect.

I hope you'll participate in this topic. It is the first of series of debates that help define our country.

* Listen to Midmorning at 9:06 a.m. CT
* Follow along online as Bob Collins liveblogs the show
* Join our online discussion to share your perspective

Watching the smokestack come down? Capture images!

Posted at 12:24 PM on June 27, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

"Xcel Energy is imploding the stack at the old High Bridge power plant." - Landmark smokestack loses to greener natural gas

Demolition is scheduled for tomorrow, June 28, 2008. If you're watching the implosion and capturing pictures or video please share them with MPR.

* Submit your photos for MPR's Web site
* Upload your video to Minnesota Life on Gather.com, everyone can view and comment on it or we can embed it here

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