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Wednesday In Depth: August 1, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    Obama and Romney: Where they stand on education policy

    Gearing up for the election, President Obama and Mitt Romney have each formed their own education platforms that may, from some angles, seem unusually similar. How will this impact the upcoming debates, and will the topic even garner adequate attention?

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  • 10:06 a.m.

    5 years after I-35W bridge collapse, a look at nation's infrastructure

    Five years ago, the I-35W bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis collapsed, killing 13 people and injuring more than 100 others. After the disaster many lawmakers called for increased funding and regulation to improve our nation's infrastructure.

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  • 11:25 a.m.

    Joel Stein's 'Man Made' journey

    As 38-year-old Joel Stein prepares for the birth of his son, the Time magazine staff writer decided to go on a "manquest" to learn about some of the more manly things in life he's neglected. He spent time with firefighters, Boy Scouts, learns about baseball, goes hunting and becomes a day trader.

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The Daily Circuit Blog

  • 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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