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Monday, February 4, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Hillary ClintonClinton speaks to 4,000 supporters in Minneapolis
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton brought her presidential campaign to Minnesota, two days before the state holds its caucus on Super Tuesday.7:20 a.m.
  • Jobs available. But how many?Poll: Economy is top concern of Minnesotans
    As voters across the country head into Super Tuesday, a new Minnesota Public Radio News/Humphrey Institute poll shows that domestic issues like jobs and health care are now at top the list of concerns for Minnesotans.7:25 a.m.
  • Monday Markets with Chris Farrell
    Unemployment numbers released on Friday have investors worried. Minnesota Public Radio's chief economics correspondent Chris Farrell discusses the latest economic news.8:25 a.m.

National Public Radio Stories

  • Manning Helps Craft a Giant Upset
    The calm leadership of quarterback Eli Manning and a ferocious defensive effort led the New York Giants to a Super Bowl upset over the previously unbeaten New England Patriots. Manning was named the game's most valuable player.
  • NPR Poll Finds Mixed Signals on Candidates
    Voters are closely divided over the presidential race. They say they would prefer to see a Democrat in the White House. But they pick Republican John McCain over Democrats Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama when asked about specific candidates.
  • Deal over Texas Refinery Blast Opposed
    Three years ago, an explosion rocked a British Petroleum refinery in Texas City, Texas, killing 15 workers. A proposed plea deal would see BP fined $50 million in exchange for avoiding an investigation of its safety history. But the deal has critics.
  • Serbian Vote Sets Stage for Kosovo Secession
    A pro-Western leader is elected president of Serbia in a vote seen as a referendum on future ties with the EU. The election may also have improve prospects for an independent Kosovo, a province under U.N. control since 1999.
  • White House Hopefuls Prep for 'Super' Shakeout
    Presidential contenders criss-cross the nation to campaign for votes ahead of Tuesday's string of two dozen state primaries and caucuses.
  • Google Seeks to Stop Microsoft's Yahoo Bid
    Google officials are moving quickly to thwart Microsoft's unsolicited $44.6 billion offer for Yahoo. Google's CEO called his counterpart at Yahoo to offer Google's help in keeping Microsoft at bay.
  • AOL to Drop Support for Netscape Browser
    AOL will stop providing technical support for the Netscape browser, which gave millions of Americans their first experience in surfing the Web. But Netscape lives on with Firefox, an open-source alternative to Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
  • Is 'Bundling' Info Services a Good Deal?
    Getting your cable, phone and Internet service from one provider saves money, companies claim. But there are pros and cons — and as always, it pays to ask the right questions.
  • Super Bowl or Super Tuesday?
    A day after the Super Bowl, we're poised for tomorrow's presidential primary blow-out, Super Tuesday. An ABC News/Washington Post poll asked people which they found more exciting. The football game won by a narrow margin — 40 percent to 37 percent.
  • Setting the Table for 'Super Tuesday'
    About 60 percent of the country's eligible voters will have the chance to participate Tuesday in a primary, caucus or convention. Will the results produce a clear front-runner from either party?

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