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Objects in Mirror: January 27, 2009 Archive

Do you know someone serving in Iraq?

Posted at 8:40 AM on January 27, 2009 by Julia Schrenkler

screencap090127.jpgThis morning I heard of another Minnesota native killed in Iraq.

As I look at our map marking regional deaths in Iraq, I have to click and revisit the names and stories behind the icons. Each represents a person, a life. Then I have to wonder what that map would look like filled with the living service people already there, people at risk.

Join the online discussion: Do you know someone serving in Iraq? What are your fears and hopes for them?

MPR Video: Excerpts from Gov. Pawlenty's Midday appearance

Posted at 12:22 PM on January 27, 2009 by Julia Schrenkler

Gov. Pawlenty is slated to announce his budget shortly, but here are some video excerpts from his Midday appearance yesterday that might give you an idea of what he is thinking:

Comment on this video in MPR's Minnesota Politics Group.

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