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The 20 million second-generation Americans are substantially better off than their parents on several key measures of socioeconomic attainment including income, educational achievement and home ownership, according to a new Pew study.Read more ›
Analysts and politicians have worried that the sequestration cuts might pose a threat to the economic recovery. To that concern, millions of unemployed Americans might reply: "What recovery?"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.