The 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.
Learning 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.
History 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.
Squirrel Selfie Doesn't End So Well
A teenager was in Tampa, Fla., looking at colleges when he spotted a squirrel. He took a selfie with the squirrel but the flash scared the animal and it tried to hide inside the young man's shirt.
Quiet Zone Shuns Cell Service, Wi-Fi
The National Radio Quiet Zone is a 13,000-square-miles area in West Virginia where cell phones and WI-FI are banned. (This piece originally aired Oct. 8, 2013 on Morning Edition.)