All Things Considered
All Things Considered
Tuesday, July 1, 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.
  • MosquitoAsk Dr. Hallberg: How do mosquitoes transmit disease?
    It's mosquito season in Minnesota and those insects can be more than just a nuisance. They also can be hazardous to your health.4:49 p.m.
  • Pedrito MartinezPedrito Martinez brings sounds of Cuba to The Dakota
    On his band's new self-titled recording, Pedrito Martinez offers a bit of homespun wisdom, urging his audience to live conscious lives and avoid arrogance.4:53 p.m.
  • Archbishop NienstedtArchbishop authorized secret investigation of himself
    A Minneapolis law firm has been secretly investigating the private life of Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt for the past six months. Nienstedt acknowledged that he authorized an investigation into allegations made against him.5:20 p.m.
  • Feds reverse course on Minn. immigration office move
    The federal government has reversed course on plans to move an immigration agency to a Twin Cities location that would pose a hardship for people who depend on public transit.5:24 p.m.
  • Encouraging studentsNative tongue: Teacher brings Lakota language to 'Star Spangled Banner'
    Lorna Her Many Horses grew up on South Dakota's Rosebud Indian Reservation, but she didn't master the language of her ancestors until she came to Minneapolis. She now teaches the Dakota language, of which Lakota is a dialect, in the Minneapolis public schools. She's also been working to translate "The Star Spangled Banner" to honor her family members who are veterans.5:50 p.m.

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