The Minnesota budget forecast released last week shows the state is facing a $1.1 billion deficit. Incoming Minnesota House leaders Paul Thissen and Kurt Daudt join us to discuss their plans to address the budget next year.Read more ›
Historians have said that the beginning of the American environmental movement can be traced back to the date, 50 years ago, when Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" was published. The work led to the passage of the Clean Water Act and the founding of the Environmental Protection Agency.Read more ›
In his book "Hallucinations," Oliver Sacks is out to remove some of the stigma attached to people who see and hear things that aren't there.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.