All Things Considered
All Things Considered
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • CornfieldReport warns of agriculture 'bubble'
    A Twin Cities think tank is warning that record prices for farm land and crops could be setting up an "economic bubble" that poses risks for farmers in Minnesota.4:25 p.m.
  • Keith GessenNot a sad young literary man
    Keith Gessen is a brave man. He created and edits a caustic literary magazine called "N+1" which has a reputation for its smart and often snarky criticism. Now he's published his own novel and is facing the critics.4:49 p.m.
  • Blatnik bridgeDuluth-Superior bridge to partially close for repairs
    MnDOT has shut down two lanes on one of the major bridges between Duluth and Superior Wisconsin.5:20 p.m.
  • MedtronicMedtronic job cuts signal shift in focus
    Fridley-based Medtronic says it will eliminate about 1,100 jobs companywide and about 350 in the Twin Cities. But within a year, the company expects to more than offset the job cuts by adding jobs in areas that have prospects for high growth.5:24 p.m.
  • Losing her homeFrom 35th Street to Wall Street: Anatomy of a foreclosure
    Tomorrow, a Minneapolis woman is scheduled to lose her home. Faith Burns has been told to be out of her house. The bank says she's fallen behind on her monthly mortgage payments and is foreclosing on her. We traced the path of Faith Burns' mortgage to Wall Street.5:48 p.m.
  • Representing SLHHigh court to decide on criminal records expungement
    The Minnesota Supreme Court heard arguments today on whether courts can seal conviction records held by other branches of government.5:51 p.m.
  • Ethanol plantEthanol producers come under fire in Congress
    The growing backlash against ethanol arrived today at the U.S. House. Ethanol consumes about one-fifth of the U.S. corn harvest. And some groups blame ethanol for pushing up food prices.5:56 p.m.

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