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Monday, November 28, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Stadium conceptWill expanded gambling be the answer to the Vikings stadium quest?
    Plans are set for two state Senate hearings on the proposal for the state to help fund construction of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium. One of the hearings will focus on proposals to pay the state's share of the cost, including several gambling proposals. Will gambling money be the solution?9:06 a.m.
    Tim Nelson: MPR reporter
    Earl Grinols: Professor of Economics at Baylor University, and co-author of "Gambling in America: Costs and Benefits."
    David Schwartz: Director of the Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He is the author of "Roll The Bones: The History of Gambling."
  • Monsters in America by W. Scott PooleMonsters in America
    From the witches of Salem to Freddie Krueger, monsters have been a staple of American culture. A historian argues in a new book that the American obsession with monsters reflects our fears, shapes our culture, and explains our history.10:06 a.m.
    W. Scott Poole: associate professor of history at the College of Charleston and author of "Monsters in America: Our Historical Obsession with the Hideous and the Haunting." He joins us by phone from Charleston, SC.

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