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Friday, May 2, 2014

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  • Congressman Tim WalzRep. Walz presses re-election bid as voters sour on Congress
    Republicans hope to press that mid-term dissatisfaction by leveraging President Barack Obama's low approval ratings and skepticism over his Affordable Care Act against Democrats.6:20 a.m.
  • Mark SeeleyThe sun expected to re-emerge soon
    MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley about the persistent cloudy and rainy weather across much of Minnesota this week. And he has some precipitation totals for the month of April, which included records for many spots in the state.6:55 a.m.
  • Vikings fansVikings stadium's priciest premium seats sold out
    Remember the flap over the big price tag the Vikings were putting on the best seats in the new stadium under construction in downtown Minneapolis? Well, those seats are gone.7:20 a.m.
  • Bruce KramerLearning of ALS diagnosis a trying experience
    In real life, a grim and blunt medical verdict would send shock waves of fear and disbelief through a patient. In December 2010, Bruce Kramer heard such a diagnosis -- and the way it was delivered would go on to haunt him.7:40 a.m.
  • The Working Boys BandHistory Theatre's 'Boys' recalls music, street life of WWI Minneapolis
    "The Working Boys Band" makes its premier this weekend on St. Paul's History Theatre stage. It's a story that looks back at the Twin Cities and family life 100 years ago when there were no child labor laws and many youngsters scrambled to make a living, playwright Dominic Orlando said.8:25 a.m.
  • Ordinary GraceTwin Cities author William Kent Krueger wins Edgar Award
    The coming-of-age book is set in the fictional town of New Bremen, somewhere in the "broad valley of the Minnesota River."8:45 a.m.
  • Sonny Knight making music again with 'I'm Still Here'
    Today's Morning Edition music is from "Hey Girl" a new album by Sonny Knight and the Lakers. There will be an album release party tomorrow night at First Avenue in Minneapolis.8:49 a.m.

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