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Monday, July 21, 2014

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Cathedral of St. PaulBetrayed by Silence: An investigation in four chapters
    A detailed exploration of the roots of the clergy sex abuse scandal in the Twin Cities -- in documents, audio, photos and video -- from the cover-up tactics that Archbishop Harry Flynn fine-tuned in the bayous of southern Louisiana to the secrets kept in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.7:20 a.m.
  • Minnesota GOP candidatesBurned before, GOP governor hopefuls quiet on abortion, gay marriage
    The four Republicans running for governor in next month's primary aren't saying much about a topic important to many Republicans: social issues.7:25 a.m.
  • Sarah WellingtonMinnesota gears up to enter medical marijuana business
    The Legislature approved medical marijuana in pill and oil forms this spring. The state's health department is now ramping up its Office of Medical Cannabis, the regulatory group that will oversee medical marijuana production and use. It's expected to name a director this week.7:40 a.m.
  • A girl holds a candle in Kuala LumpurMinnesota man lost brother in Flight 17 disaster over Ukraine
    Drew Ryder said his brother Arjen, and sister-in-law Yvonne, were returning from a vacation in the Netherlands to the family's home in western Australia when the jet went down.8:40 a.m.
  • Glory Johnson, Devereaux PetersLynx face uphill climb to repeat championship
    The Minnesota Lynx resume play Tuesday after their All-Star break. The team will take on Atlanta at home. MPR's Cathy Wurzer talked with Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor for the Star Tribune, about the future of the Lynx this season.8:45 a.m.
  • The inspiration for the Four Seasons' 'Rag Doll'
    The Four Seasons' "Rag Doll" was No. 1 on the charts 50 years ago today. According to co-writer Bob Gaudio, the song was inspired by a girl who cleaned the windshield of his car for spare change and was shocked to receive a $20 bill.8:49 a.m.

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