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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • DNA modelFamilial DNA for crime solving
    Police in California used a controversial crime-solving method caught the notorious "Grim Sleeper" by using the DNA of the murderer's son. Some experts want to expand this search to catch more criminals, however it is not done in most states because of concerns over privacy and racial profiling.9:06 a.m.
    Hank Greely: Professor of law at Stanford University
    Mitchell Morrissey: District attorney of Denver, Colorado
  • The class of 2010College graduation gap is still wide for minorities
    Many colleges are recruiting and enrolling more underrepresented minority students, but a recent report shows that these students are not graduating at as high rates as their peers. Midmorning asks what kind of policy and cultural changes could help these students succeed.10:06 a.m.
    Mark Schneider: Visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and a former commissioner of the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics.
    Sharon Herzberger: President of Whittier College.
    William Flores: President of the University of Houston-Downtown.

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