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Wednesday In Depth: May 30, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    Making college more affordable

    As college costs continue to rise and student loan debt continues to mount, public colleges and universities are beginning to confront the issue of affordability. We'll discuss the steps universities are taking to decrease tuition costs.

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  • 10:20 a.m.

    Lizz Winstead on 'Lizz Free or Die'

    In her new book of essays, writer, comedian and "Daily Show" co-creator Lizz Winstead talks about growing up in Minnesota as a progressive in a conservative household and how it shaped her work as a comedian.

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  • 11:15 a.m.

    Books for young adults often contain profanity

    While parents and teachers might be thrilled to know young adults are reading this summer, a Brigham Young University found popular books aimed at this age group contain profanity.

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  • 4 beach read lists for your summer vacation

    I am bringing "In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson, "How Fiction Works" by James Woods, and "An Officer and a Spy" by Robert Harris on my trip.
  • Video: Inside The Daily Circuit studio with Tom Weber

    MPR News Reporter Tim Post is working on a special video project this summer and took some time today to install his GoPro cameras in the studio.
  • 4 history book recommendations

    Books that chronicle Stalin's rise, Nixon's fall and the epic journey of one the great men of the 20th century.
  • Op-ed pick: Why France is still a good place for bookstores

    "The new measure is part of France’s effort to promote “biblio-diversity” and help independent bookstores compete. Here, there’s no big bookseller with the power to suddenly turn off the spigot."

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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.

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