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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Minnesota looks to expand gambling
    The Minnesota legislature is considering a proposal to expand electronic gambling to track facilities. Is gaming a viable source of revenue, and what will its possible expansion mean for Minnesota?9:06 a.m.
    Sen. David Senjem: (R-Rochester) Assistant Senate Majority Leader and author of a bill that would allow expansion of video gambling machines race tracks.
    John McCarthy: Executive Director of Minnesota Indian Gaming Association.
    William Eadington: Director of Gaming Studies at University of Nevada, Reno.
  • Southwest grounds more planes
    Cracks have been found in three more Southwest Airlines planes following a midair incident in which a hole opened up in the fuselage of one of its jets. Some air safety experts believe the incident raises concerns about airline maintenance and safety.10:06 a.m.
    Clive Irving: Travel writer and senior consulting editor for Conde Nast Traveler. He also writes about aviation for the Daily Beast.
    John Goglia: Independent air safety consultant and former NTSB board member.
  • Wisconsin labor battle: Today's vote
    Ordinarily, few people would pay attention to a Supreme Court election in one state. But today's election in Wisconsin could be pivotal in the fight between Gov. Scott Walker and organized labor.10:45 a.m.
    Charles Franklin: Political Science Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and co-founder of Pollster.com

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