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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Model homeHammers swing for Twin Cities home builders as housing market recovers
    Those who survived the worst of it are now enjoying a rebound. Many of the foreclosures that flooded the region in the Great Recession have been wrung from the market. That's put the supply of used homes for sale at a 10-year low, according to the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors.5:25 p.m.
  • Apprentice at workMinnesota needs more vocational students to build the future, leaders say
    Over the past two years, state officials have rolled out proposals to strengthen Minnesota's vocational-technical network and improve the school pipeline to the workplace. Their efforts represent what some education leaders call a fundamental shift in how government and business are approaching vocational education.5:51 p.m.
  • Southwest LRTMetro leaders back Southwest light rail shallow tunnels as Minneapolis objects
    In an 11-to-2 vote, a group of metro leaders endorsed the LRT tunnels, rather than rerouting freight track from the Kenilworth Corridor to St. Louis Park.5:55 p.m.
  • Fiona QuickGardening is 'meditation' for Fiona Quick
    For Fiona Quick, the key to gardening is to give the soil a gentle tickle at most, all a part of nurturing the biology below the surface. Quick is a board member of Gardening Matters, a Twin Cities-based non-profit that advocates for community gardening and arranges seed and seedling exchanges.6:19 p.m.
  • Flavor spheresAppetites: Molecular gastronomy in the Twin Cities
    Molecular gastronomy has been bubbling through the world's most ambitious kitchens over the last twenty years. It's here in Minnesota in a big way.6:24 p.m.

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