The latest demographic data shows two major trends in America that could reshape the country's policies. As America becomes more racially diverse among the youngest section of the population, much of the country is also aging and predominately white. We'll talk about how this will shape public policy.Read more ›
Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter is in town this week to talk about energy policy with Gov. Mark Dayton's administration. While there has been little consensus on energy policy at the federal level, Ritter believes states can lead the way to clean, renewable sources of energy.Read more ›
In 'Masters of the Planet,' Ian Tattersall takes us back 50,000 years to a moment when Homo sapiens were battling other human species to survive. Using fossils and other evidence, Tattersall tells the story of how our species has survived 200,000 years, while the others became extinct.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.