All Things Considered
All Things Considered
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • How do you catch a cold?
    In this episode of Brains On, a science podcast for kids and curious adults, we find out more about the common cold: Does standing outside in the cold actually make it easier to get sick? Is there a cure that really works? Could there be a benefit to catching the rhinovirus?3:54 p.m.
  • A flooded farm field southwest of Worthington.Across Minnesota, rising waters pose hardships for farmers and residents
    Farm fields became ponds and roads flowed like rivers this week as downpours in Minnesota soaked saturated ground, damaging crops and threatening homes from the Iowa border to International Falls.5:20 p.m.
  • Medtronic headquartersMedtronic's plan to move HQ to Ireland raises tax avoidance eyebrows in Washington
    Medtronic plans to move its headquarters to Ireland and such a move could potentially have a big effect in lowering Medtronic's tax bill. The planned deal comes as lawmakers say they want to overhaul the tax system -- but remain deadlocked as to how.5:23 p.m.
  • Walking downtownHomework but no home: Colleges struggle to help homeless students
    College can be a hard course for anyone, but it's doubly difficult for students who must grapple with school and find a place to sleep each night. An estimated 2,500 Minnesota college students are homeless. It's a group largely unnoticed and unaided on campuses.5:42 p.m.

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