With the Chicago teachers' strike in its second week, what's the broader significance of the strike on education reform and union battles in the United States? And what will an ongoing strike mean for the presidential race?Read more ›
This November, American voters will be faced with a choice between two very different views from the presidential candidates on the proper role of government. It can be seen with one of the major issues of this election -- President Obama's health care reform bill.Read more ›
Not long ago, retirement for many meant moving to Florida or Arizona. One worked hard, saved hard, and moved somewhere warm. However, as a new generation plans their retirement, not all retirees are flying south or completely fleeing from family.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.