With the increase of low-cost airline carriers such as Spirit and JetBlue, the experience of travel has changed and flier satisfaction has dropped. How has the culture of travel changed, and what is the future of airlines in America?Read more ›
The recent flooding at the Duluth zoo and numerous dolphin deaths at the Minnesota Zoo made us think about the issues surrounding animals in captivity. Is it ethical? And what is the purpose of zoos today?Read more ›
In an attempt to balance the city budget, Scranton, Pa. slashed all city worker pay last week to minimum wage. Would raising the minimum wage provide a better quality of life for hourly workers?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.