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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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  • Community School of ExcellenceProblems at St. Paul charter school could lead to tighter state controls
    The turmoil at Community School of Excellence follows years of concerns raised by charter critics and supporters that it is difficult to determine who to hold accountable when there are problems in Minnesota's 150 charter schools.6:20 a.m.
  • Not wearing life jacket a key factor in water deaths
    It's going to be another warm day across the state. The weather has some Minnesotans back out fishing and boating but this spring the water could be dangerous. A young teen died in the Mississippi River near St. Paul over the weekend, and a man missing in the St. Croix is also presumed to have drowned. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Kara Owens is Boat and Water Safety Specialist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources about staying safe in and around water.7:20 a.m.
  • 'As Tears Go By was a hit before it was a hit
    Today's Morning Edition music comes from 50 years ago today when Marianne Faithfull recorded "As Tears Go By." It was one of the first songs written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. They gave it to Marianne Faithfull because in those early days, the Rolling Stones didn't perform ballads. But after this song became a hit, the Stones recorded their own version which was released in 1965.8:49 a.m.

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