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Thursday, August 28, 2014

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  • Flamenco, a Peruvian PasoFor a Cadillac ride, hop on a Peruvian
    It's another day at the Minnesota State Fair, and we're meeting another animal on Morning Edition. Today we're checking in on one of host Cathy Wurzer's favorite animals at the fair - horses.6:45 a.m.
  • Pothole-filled roadWith shortfall looming, Gov. candidates disagree on how to pay for roads
    State transportation officials project that gas tax revenue, the largest funding stream for road and bridge projects, will decline as people drive less and cars become more fuel efficient.7:20 a.m.
  • Justice Dept. sues St. Anthony over rejection of Islamic center
    Abu-Huraira Islamic Center proposed a mosque at the old Medtronic headquarters in St. Anthony at 3055 Old Highway 8. The City Council voted 4-1 in June 2012 not to issue a conditional use permit for the mosque, citing appropriate land use.7:40 a.m.
  • The day Dylan turned the Beatles on
    Today is the 50th anniversary of the day in 1964 when Bob Dylan met the Beatles for the first time and gave them their first taste of marijuana. Paul McCartney was quite taken with the thoughts the drug inspired and asked the band's road manager Mal Evans to follow him around with a notepad and take down all his profound insights.8:49 a.m.

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