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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Are cooperatives the way forward in a health care overhaul?
    Controlling health care costs is a major piece in any health care proposal. Two health cooperatives, one in the Twin Cities, another in Seattle, insure and run clinics, paying doctors and nurses salaries instead of reimbursement. The presidents of Bloomington-based HealthPartners and Group Health in Seattle talk about what they think the future of health care should be.9:06 a.m.
    Mary Brainerd: President and CEO of HealthPartners.
    Scott Armstrong: President and CEO of Group Health Cooperative.
  • The science of time travel
    A theoretical physicist works out the mathematic equations that show time travel to be possible. His autobiography details black holes and circulating lasers, which he claims could be the means to returning to his past and the father he lost.10:06 a.m.
    Ronald Mallett: professor of physics at the University of Connecticut. He's the author of "Time Traveler: A Scientist's Personal Mission to Make Time Travel a Reality." Director Spike Lee has acquired the rights for a film he plans to write and direct.

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