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Wednesday In Depth: March 14, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    How would 'right-to-work' amendment impact Minnesota?

    Minnesota Republican Sen. Dave Thompson's "right-to-work" bill passed the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. The bill would allow citizens to vote on a constitutional amendment that would ban requiring workers to join unions and pay dues.

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  • 10:25 a.m.

    Educating inmates: Is it worth it?

    Education for prison inmates has been shown to reduce recidivism rates, but funding for such programs is increasingly hard to secure. Is higher education something that should be available to prisoners when it's so hard to come by for the general population?

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  • 11:06 a.m.

    Minnesota Senate leaders on income tax hike, Vikings stadium

    State lawmakers have had a full plate this session and there's not much time to resolve the most pressing issues before they adjourn in May. Senate Majority Leader David Senjem and Minority Leader Thomas Bakk will talk about the big bills this spring.

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