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All Things Considered
Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • School lunchesLegislature to consider funding more free school lunches
    Hunger relief groups want the state Legislature to expand free lunch at school so that students currently eligible for reduced-price lunch can eat free. This would cost the state around $4 million. Lawmakers and advocates pushing the proposal say it would ensure that low-income kids get the nutrition they need and aren't turned away at the lunch counter when they can't pay. But critics of the proposal say parents who could pay a little, should.3:49 p.m.
  • The Daredevil Christopher WrightInto the Song: 'I & Thou' a 3-minute musical exploration of existence
    Philosophers have written tomes about the meaning of existence. Somehow, the Eau Claire-based indie folk band The Daredevil Christopher Wright has boiled it down to a three-minute song: "I & Thou."3:53 p.m.
  • Rich StanekMinn. House eyes limits to gun access, ownership
    A half dozen police chiefs and sheriffs argued Tuesday in a packed Capitol hearing room that Minnesota isn't doing enough to protect against gun violence, kicking off three days of hearings on a host of new proposed limits on firearm ownership.5:20 p.m.
  • Voter ID amendmentCampaign finance board urges Legislature to approve tougher economic disclosure rules
    Legislators are being asked to pass a bill that would require public officials to disclose more about where they earn their money. The Minnesota Campaign Finance Board voted Monday to encourage the Legislature to pass tougher economic disclosure laws. A proposal backed by the board would require officials to make public their consulting interests and details about income earned by their spouses.5:25 p.m.
  • School lunchesLegislature to consider funding more free school lunches
    Hunger relief groups want the state Legislature to expand free lunch at school so that students currently eligible for reduced-price lunch can eat free. This would cost the state around $4 million. Lawmakers and advocates pushing the proposal say it would ensure that low-income kids get the nutrition they need and aren't turned away at the lunch counter when they can't pay. But critics of the proposal say parents who could pay a little, should.5:50 p.m.
  • The Daredevil Christopher WrightInto the Song: 'I & Thou' a 3-minute musical exploration of existence
    Philosophers have written tomes about the meaning of existence. Somehow, the Eau Claire-based indie folk band The Daredevil Christopher Wright has boiled it down to a three-minute song: "I & Thou."5:54 p.m.

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