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All Things Considered
Monday, April 28, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The status of girls in Minnesota
    This morning at the state capitol the latest research on the status of girls in Minnesota was released.4:49 p.m.
  • School girls'Two Minnesotas' for girls
    A new study by the Women's Foundation of Minnesota says girls more likely than boys to be poor, suffer from assaults and contract sexually transmitted diseases.4:54 p.m.
  • Police look for suspects in sexual assault at U of M dorm
    The 18-year-old student told police that two men confronted her in a stairwell and forced her into a restroom early Sunday, where one of them assaulted her.5:19 p.m.
  • Republican anti-gas tax adRepublicans plan to make gas taxes a campaign issue
    The price of gas nationally gas hit a record today according to AAA, and it's close to the record in Minnesota. Republicans are hoping to make the price of gas and the transportation bill a campaign issue.5:24 p.m.
  • Business is upA change in the skies
    Business at some air charter services in our region has more than doubled in the last seven years.5:50 p.m.
  • Stevie RayComedy as a campaign tool
    A Minneapolis comedy expert takes a look at the presidential candidates' ability to use humor on the campaign trail.6:20 p.m.

National Public Radio Stories

  • High Court Supports Indiana Voter ID Law
    The Supreme Court backs an Indiana law that requires voters to show government-issued photo ID cards when they cast ballots. The challengers of the law say it puts an undue burden on many, including the poor and the elderly.
  • Primary Not the Only Political Game in Indiana
    The May 6 Clinton-Obama primary showdown isn't the only political race engaging Indiana voters. The governor's contest could have a local impact on who goes to the polls. Consultant Brian Howey discusses Hoosier politics.
  • Sweet Deal: Mars to Buy Wrigley
    Mars is buying Wrigley in a deal that unites two of the oldest firms in the candy business. The deal values Wrigley at about $23 billion. Warren Buffet is taking a small minority stake in the merged company.
  • Respected Army Thinker Takes New Job in Iraq
    U.S. Army Col. H.R. McMaster has been credited with critical thinking and combat commands that have helped shape some successes in Iraq. Now he's being tapped for a new, and perhaps more difficult, job: making Iraqi ministries run efficiently.
  • Letters: Film Review, Chinese Tourists
    Listeners respond to a review of the film Standard Operating Procedure an weigh in on coverage of Chinese tourists in California and the musical history of China's Dong people.
  • Anglican Leader Brings Climate to the Pulpit
    One Anglican cleric thinks churches can do more to help the Earth, and he's trying to convince ministries around the world to start preaching a change in the way people live.
  • Reflecting on a Year of Climate Coverage
    After a year of our "Climate Connections" series, Robert Siegel talks with NPR Science Correspondents Christopher Joyce and Richard Harris. Both recall defining moments from the series, including Joyce's trip to the Fiji islands and Harris' meeting with an ecologist in Niger.
  • No Title? No Easy Access to Post-Katrina Aid
    When Alice Cousin's parents died, the New Orleans resident didn't put the family home in her name. As a result, she was turned down for aid to help her fix the house. Lack of legal paperwork has blocked rebuilding efforts for as many as 20,000 New Orleanians.
  • Wright Decries 'Out of Context' Criticisms of Sermon
    The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama's former pastor, defends the sermon that has become a source of political turmoil. He faced off with reporters during an appearance at the National Press Club.
  • Analyzing the Impact of Rev. Wright's Comments
    Will the Rev. Jeremiah Wright's most recent address have any impact on the Democratic primary battle between Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. Hillary Clinton? Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri and Rep. David Price of North Carolina offer their thoughts in a conversation with Melissa Block.

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