Nearly 200 years after Alexis de Tocqueville's famous book, "Democracy in America," was published, the work continues to be a cultural and political touchstone for students and politicians alike.Read more ›
Playwright and screenwriter John Patrick Shanley has won awards for his work on the stage and the screen, and now he's taking on a new challenge: opera.Read more ›
Gov. Mark Dayton will unveil his much-anticipated budget proposal Tuesday. We'll dig into the details with health care and non-profit leaders.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.