- The slow recovery from natural disasters
In the days following the tornadoes in Minneapolis and Joplin, Missouri, officials, residents and volunteers are working tirelessly to recover from the disasters. Today we look at the damages, discuss storm prediction and examine the process of recovering from natural disasters.9:06 a.m.
Lisa K. Dressler: Director of Emergency Management, Minneapolis Emergency Preparedness & Regulatory Services
Scott McKellep: Director of Emergency Management; Wadena County Emergency Management
Dr. Harold Brooks: Research meteorologist at NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory
Wendy Molstad: Case manager of The Wadena Otter Tail Long Term Recovery committee
- A future of scarce water
Americans are used to having water that is clean, plentiful, and cheap. But a new book argues that everything about water is about to change, from how we use it to how we value it.10:06 a.m.
Charles Fishman: Journalist and author of "The Big Thirst." He is the author of the best-seller "The Wal-Mart Effect."
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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