- Minnesota Government: From Shutdown to a Budget
Minnesota lawmakers worked late into this morning to reach agreement on a new state budget. Gov. Dayton plans to sign the budget bill this hour. But how carefully did lawmakers scrutinize the spending package given the rush to end the nearly 3 week long government shutdown?9:06 a.m.
Mike Dean: Executive Director of Common Cause Minnesota
- Newsmaker: The hacking scandal widens
British Prime Minister David Cameron addressed an emergency session of Parliament today as new questions arise over the News of the World hacking scandal, the role of British police, and the relationship between media and British politicians.9:45 a.m.
- The meaning of hope
Hope is a word that's used often in our culture, a concept that is promoted by some and disparaged by others. Is hope less important than hard work, courage and determination, or a necessary companion to those traits? Midmorning examines the value and meaning of hope.10:06 a.m.
Sister Joan Chittister: Benedictine nun, author and executive director of Benetivision, a research center on contemporary spirituality. She is the author of several books, including "Scarred by Struggle, Transformed by Hope."
Bishop John Shelby Spong: Retired Episcopal Bishop of Newark and author of several books in spirituality.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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