Pluto's demotion Pluto, the ninth planet, is a planet no more. Scientists attending the International Astronomical Union meeting in Prague voted Thursday to strip Pluto of its planet status and rename it a "dwarf planet." What will Pluto's demotion mean for astronomers and school children?11:06 a.m.
Robert Pepin: Professor of physics at the University of Minnesota. Pepin has been working with NASA since the Apollo moon mission days.
Becky Lourey outlines her "fiscal framework" DFL gubernatorial candidate Becky Lourey took her turn at the Humphrey Institute lectern Wednesday as part of the institute's series of Candidate Forums. Lourey, a state senator from Kerrick, is challenging DFL-endorsed candidate Mike Hatch in the Sept. 12 primary.12:06 p.m.