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Friday, March 23, 2007

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • What happened to all the higher education initiatives at the Capitol?
    The Minnesota Senate on Thursday passed a higher education bill that even its chief author didn't like. The bill did not put a lid on tuition, and University of Minnesota officials say their allowance in the measure would force them to raise undergraduate tuition by $1,100 over the next two years.11:06 a.m.
    Sandy Pappas: DFL senator from St. Paul and author of the Senate higher education omnibus bill.
    Tom Rukavina: chairman of the House higher education and workforce development committee.
  • Mr. Gore goes to Washington
    Al Gore is finding he hasn't convinced everyone about the dangers of global warming. The former vice president was met by overflow crowds as he testified on Thursday before House and Senate panels about what he calls a "true planetary emergency."12:06 p.m.
    Al Gore: Former vice president and senator in excerpts from his testimony on Thursday.

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