In an era of budget cuts, some say the money for entitlement programs comes at the cost of spending on kids' programs.Read more ›
A specialist and an ethicist agree that scientists know how to open the door, but don't know what's behind it.Read more ›
An updated history of the Mayflower suggests a much more nuanced view of both the Pilgrims who settled in North America and the Indians they came to depend on -- and then to battle.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.