This year there are 100 million unmarried adults eligible to vote and many of them are concentrated in states that are up for grabs: Ohio, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania.Read more ›
One teacher called it "apple crapple" - that shiny red symbol that has so long been associated with the virtues of teaching. Is it possible to bring creativity, vibrancy and innovative thinking to the idea of what teachers do?Read more ›
In "A Slave in the White House," Elizabeth Dowling Taylor tells the story of Paul Jennings. Born into slavery on the plantation of James and Dolley Madison in Virginia, Jennings later became part of the Madison household staff at the White House.Read more ›
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Kerri Miller joined MPR News in June 2004 as host of MPR's News' Midmorning and Talking Volumes. Before that she was an award-winning television reporter for KARE 11. She has been a radio and television news reporter since 1981.
Tom Weber has reported on K12 education and served as a general assignment reporter since joining MPR News in 2008. He was a news anchor and reporter for KWMU in St. Louis for more than five years. His reporting has aired on national radio programs, including "Morning Edition" and "Marketplace."
Stephanie Curtis has produced events, daily news shows, documentaries, conferences and call-ins for MPR News. She also was among the pioneering producers who launched The Current. You can hear her discuss movies every Thursday on The Cube Critics.