What are the major news stories of 2012 that didn't receive enough media attention? We'll look back on the biggest stories that missed the front page and look ahead to what might dominate the headlines in 2013.Read more ›
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said last week that rural America is "becoming less and less relevant" after an election where Democrats won despite heavily Republican rural districts. We'll talk about ideas to revitalize rural America.Read more ›
This year was full of significant astronomical discoveries. Two experts will join us to talk about the biggest astronomical breakthroughs of 2012, including Alpha Centauri's orbiting planet, Curiosity and black holes.Read more ›
Author interviews, book picks, and lists
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.