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Monday, June 23, 2014

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  • Aerial viewU.S. steel industry, workers, say low-cost foreign steel puts U.S. jobs at risk
    Steel companies and union workers are claiming that the illegal dumping of steel into the United States at below-market costs by South Korea and other countries threatens thousands of American jobs -- including those on Minnesota's Iron Range.6:20 a.m.
  • Billy GlazeQ&A: Billy Glaze case puts DNA analysis in spotlight
    Sophisticated DNA analysis that can identify a person's genetic fingerprint today didn't exist when Billy Glaze was tried and convicted in the late 1980s for the murders of three American Indian women in Minneapolis - Kathleen Bullman, Angeline Whitebird Sweet and Angela Green.7:20 a.m.
  • Republican contenders for governor prepare for their primary fight
    With Minnesota's primary election about six weeks away, the four Republican candidates for governor have been busy raising money and reaching out to voters. But there's a big question hanging in the air: Will the summertime primary will generate much interest among voters?7:40 a.m.
  • Josh WillinghamTwins clinch historic sweep at Target Field
    The Minnesota Twins closed a four-game sweep yesterday for the first time in the history of Target Field, which opened in 2010. MPR's Cathy Wurzer touched base with Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor at the Star Tribune.8:45 a.m.
  • Duran Duran's 'warbling didn't hinder 'The Reflex'
    Today's Morning Edition music is "The Reflex," Duran Duran's first No. 1 hit in America. Band members wanted the song to be their first single off their album "Seven and the Ragged Tiger." But their label reportedly objected to the "warbling" in the chorus, which it said would get in the way of the song's stand-alone success.8:49 a.m.

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