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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • California tent cityStimulus money for homelessness
    A dozen Minnesota nonprofits will receive federal stimulus money to address short-term homelessness. But will this money really work to stimulate the economy, or simply help the state plug holes in budget cuts to social services?9:06 a.m.
    Cathy ten Broeke: city-county coordinator on homelessness for the City of Minneapolis and Hennepin County. She is also a documentary photographer.
    Brendan O'Flaherty: professor of economics at Columbia University.
  • Emerald ash borerAll about insects
    Entomologist Jeffrey Hahn joins Midmorning to talk about his new field guide and explain that while all bugs are insects, not all insects are bugs. We'll also get an update on the impact of the emerald ash borer in Minnesota.10:06 a.m.
    Jeffrey Hahn: Professor and assistant extension entomologist at the University of Minnesota. His latest book is "Insects of the North Woods."
    Val Cervenka: Entomologist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
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