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Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Big BogMinnesota mounts ambitious five-year bird count
    Minnesota is embarking on an ambitious project to count the birds that nest and raise their young here, to accurately chart their numbers.7:20 a.m.
  • MosquitoMosquitoes could be numerous this year
    Minnesotans out enjoying the Fourth of July weather may be fighting off mosquitoes. Jim Stark, executive director of the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District, gives an update on the mosquito season so far -- and looks ahead to later in the summer.7:25 a.m.
  • Wal-MartPlaintiffs pleased with Wal-Mart ruling
    A Dakota County judge has ruled that Wal-Mart cut short employees' rest and meal breaks and forced them to work off the clock, violating the state's labor laws two million times. MPR's Cathy Wurzer talked with Jon Parritz, one of the attorneys representing the plaintiffs in the case.7:50 a.m.
  • High tunnelExtending Minnesota's growing season
    Minnesota farmers are expanding vegetable production to respond to growing demand for locally grown produce.7:55 a.m.

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