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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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  • Billy GlazeInnocence Project leader discusses Billy Glaze
    A Minnesota man serving life in prison may have been wrongfully convicted. Billy Glaze was found guilty of murdering three women in the late 1980s. He is now 70 years old and has already served more than 25 years behind bars. But new DNA evidence may prove he's innocent, and that the real killer is another man. The Innocence Project has been looking into Glaze's case since 2004. Yesterday, they asked the court to reconsider its decision. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with attorney Ed Magarian, who's working with the Innocence Project on the case.7:40 a.m.
  • Oil spill researchAt an old Minnesota oil spill site, scientists discover oil-eating microbes
    Scientists here discovered that bacteria that break down oil are everywhere, ready to go to work. Even in the northern Minnesota woods there are microbes that eat carbon and break down oil. The population of those bugs explodes when there's oil in the ground.8:40 a.m.
  • Peter Asher'World Without Love': Asher to play Dakota
    Today's Morning Edition music comes from 50 years ago this month when "A World Without Love" by Peter and Gordon was the number song on the pop charts. Tonight at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis, Peter Asher, the "Peter" part of the band, will be performing this song and others he made with Gordon Waller who died in 2009.8:49 a.m.

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