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Friday, May 16, 2014

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  • Minn. House OKs billion-dollar bonding bill
    Early Friday morning, the Minnesota House passed two bills that spend more than $1 billion on public works projects across the state. Later in the day they are poised to pass another round of tax cuts, as well as a bill that legalizes medical marijuana and a bill that increases spending for schools, health care and broadband.6:20 a.m.
  • Climatologist talks about our slow motion spring
    MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley about a cold and wet spring in much of Minnesota. He says May has been the eighth consecutive month of cooler than normal temperatures in the state, if trends continue through the end of the month.6:55 a.m.
  • Lynx begin title defense with injury concerns
    The Minnesota Lynx begin their 2014 season in Washington tonight against the Mystics, hoping to repeat as WNBA champions. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor for the Star Tribune, about the season ahead for the Lynx.8:45 a.m.
  • Bob DylanDylan's "Full Moon and Empty Arms" posted online
    Today's music is from Bob Dylan singing "Full Moon and Empty Arms," a song made popular by Frank Sinatra in 1945. Dylan posted the song earlier this week on his website.8:49 a.m.

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