Minnesota Public Radio features by Sharon McNary http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=30373 en-us Copyright 2018 Minnesota Public Radio Thu, 24 May 2018 05:05:11 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Sharon McNary http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Shrinking your gift footprint As budgets get tighter, there's a new mentality about holiday gift giving on the rise. Sharon McNary reports on the "New Simplifiers." http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2008/12/12/gift_footprint?refid=0 Fri, 12 Dec 2008 15:47:08 -0600 Convention-related arrests top 500 Police hauled detained protesters to jail by the busload after using smoke and concussion grenades to disperse groups of roving protesters in St. Paul on the final day of the Republican National Convention. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2008/09/04/rnc_day4?refid=0 Thu, 04 Sep 2008 11:48:51 -0500 Palin speaks in St. Paul while 'Rage' plays in Minneapolis Sen. John McCain joins Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin onstage at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul. Police use tear gas to disperse the crowd remaining after Rage Against the Machine concert in Minneapolis. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2008/09/03/rnc_night_3?refid=0 Wed, 03 Sep 2008 17:08:10 -0500 Calm returns to Xcel after police fire tear gas at protesters Calm returns to Xcel Energy Center after police fired tear gas at protesters. About 2,000 protesters had marched on the Republican National Convention from events at Mears Park and the capitol grounds. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2008/09/02/rnc_day2?refid=0 Tue, 02 Sep 2008 18:00:00 -0500 Nearly 300 arrested on convention's first day, nine injured Hours after a peaceful anti-war march concluded, police continued to confront and arrest rebellious protesters in downtown St. Paul. Police report 284 arrests. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2008/09/01/rnc_day1?refid=0 Mon, 01 Sep 2008 09:05:38 -0500