Minnesota Public Radio Stories
For August, normal temperatures but wild moisture As we enter the final days of August, Mark Seeley recaps the month's weather. 6:50 a.m.
At six feet, it's the longest snake in the state At the State Fair's DNR building, you'll find an exhibit featuring snakes that live in Minnesota. Producer Jim Bickal stopped by the exhibit and chatted with Beth Girard, a volunteer with the Minnesota Herpetological Society. 7:30 a.m.
'Highest-profile series' in WNBA history starts tonight The Lynx begin the WNBA Western Conference finals tonight in Pheonix. 8:45 a.m.
'Where Did Our Love Go" marked a Supremes change of fortune When the women recorded the song, they were known as the "no-hit Supremes." That all changed. 8:50 a.m.
National Public Radio Stories
Ebola Is Rapidly Mutating As It Spreads Across West Africa
For the first time, researchers have tracked the spread of Ebola, almost in real time, during an outbreak. The virus is quickly changing its genetic code. But it's unclear what the mutations mean.
Political Crisis Exposes France's Economic Problems
French President Francois Hollande is under pressure to fix the country's economy, which is overburdened by regulation and failing a generation of young people. He's also facing calls for austerity.
Rep. Ryan Calls For 'Culture Of Inclusion' To Tackle Poverty
Congressman and former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea.
Wrong Campus Photo Used For Student Material
Students at Washington State University received planners. But it turned out the photo used was of the University of Washington. On the bright side, at least there was no photo of Washington, D.C.
Weekend Musher Finds Dogs Keep Her Hanging On
Julia Bayly of Fort Kent, Maine, works as a reporter at the Bangor Daily News. Her passion outside of work is dog sledding. It's the latest installment in our hobby series "Alter Egos."
Drought Conditions Wreak Havoc On Latin America
Parts of Latin America are severely parched. The drought is fueling clashes, forcing rationing, decimating crops and affecting travel through the Panama Canal.
Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
Download new music from Merchandise, Reigning Sound, The Barr Brothers, Field Report and more.
Barclays To Finance Detroit's Exit From Bankruptcy
Barclays Capital has agreed to provide $275 million to finance Detroit's operations as the city emerges from bankruptcy. A judge must approve the plan before Detroit can receive the exit financing.
Case Could Jeopardize Washington State Recreational Pot Law
The lawsuit is over whether local governments have the right to ban pot businesses otherwise permitted under state law. The ruling could strike down the framework for regulating and selling pot there.
Retailers Entice Shoppers To Get Ready For New School Year
David Greene talks to branding expert Martin Lindstrom about the psychological tricks and ploys marketers and retailers use to entice shoppers into a back-to-school retail frenzy.
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