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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Auto showCar sales revving up in Minnesota
    The 40th annual Twin Cities Auto Show is underway at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Crowds of people come to admire the pristine new vehicles, many with dreams of owning one. But this year more visitors are likely to put their money where their dreams are. New car and truck sales have been on the upswing.3:50 p.m.
  • BudweiserLegislation would provide amnesty to underage drinkers in emergencies
    People who've had too much to drink can sometimes wind up in dire situations -- beaten up, passed out from alcohol poisoning, or sexually assaulted. But when a young person is involved, many times no one calls 911 because underage drinkers are afraid police will cite them. An attempt to change that is being made in Minnesota.3:54 p.m.
  • Art HoundsArt Hounds
    Each week Minnesota Public Radio News asks three people from the Minnesota arts scene to be "Art Hounds." Their job is to step outside their own work and hunt down something exciting that's going on in local arts.4:44 p.m.
  • Monarch butterflyMonarch butterfly population drops ominously
    The Minnesota state butterfly, the Monarch, is in trouble. Scientists report a drop of nearly 60 percent in the number of Monarch butterflies making it to their winter home in Mexico this year -- the lowest level since record-keeping began 20 years ago.4:50 p.m.
  • Mark DaytonDayton's revised budget raises $1.8B for education, economic development
    Gov. Mark Dayton's revised budget plan relies on higher income taxes for the state's top earners and an increased cigarette tax to erase a projected deficit and increase spending for education. The revised plan does not include a sales tax on services and does away with Dayton's earlier $1.4 billion plan to give homeowners a $500 property tax credit. Dayton said increasing taxes on the wealthy is a matter of fairness.5:20 p.m.
  • Father John BauerMinneapolis Basilica celebrates Mass, special ties to new Pope Francis
    The Basilica was decked out in papal colors, gold and white bunting hung from the entrance, and a flag with the pope's coat of arms was displayed near the pulpit.5:24 p.m.
  • Auto showCar sales revving up in Minnesota
    The 40th annual Twin Cities Auto Show is underway at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Crowds of people come to admire the pristine new vehicles, many with dreams of owning one. But this year more visitors are likely to put their money where their dreams are. New car and truck sales have been on the upswing.5:50 p.m.
  • BudweiserLegislation would provide amnesty to underage drinkers in emergencies
    People who've had too much to drink can sometimes wind up in dire situations -- beaten up, passed out from alcohol poisoning, or sexually assaulted. But when a young person is involved, many times no one calls 911 because underage drinkers are afraid police will cite them. An attempt to change that is being made in Minnesota.5:54 p.m.

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