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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Legislators on right and left react to governor's budget cuts
    Gov. Pawlenty has outlined spending cuts he wants in the current fiscal year budget to close a $1.2 billion deficit. Midmorning asks two legislative leaders for their reactions.9:06 a.m.
    Margaret Anderson Kelliher (DFL- Minneapolis): Speaker of the Minnesota House. She's a candidate for governor.
    Marty Seifert (R-Marshall): Former minority leader in the Minnesota House of Representatives. He's currently running for governor.
  • The enduring power of 'My Antonia'
    Willa Cather's "My Antonia" captured the beauty of the prairie and the hardscrabble existence of European immigrants on the Nebraska plains. The author of a new stage adaptation of the novel, and a Cather scholar, talk about why the story still resonates.10:06 a.m.
    Allison Moore: Playwright and 2008 McKnight Fellow. She has adapted Willa Cather's "My Antonia" for the Illusion Theatre.
    Toni McNaron: Professor emerita in the department of English at the University of Minnesota.
  • Olympic contests pick up, but questions remain
    An update on Olympics news, including men's downhill, preview of the women's downhill and Lindsey Vonn. The weather improves at the Vancouver games, but questions about the luge venue persist.10:45 a.m.
    Reed Albergotti: Reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

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