Minnesota Public Radio features by Cathy Mayfield http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=30498 en-us Copyright 2014 Minnesota Public Radio Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:21:38 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Cathy Mayfield http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Quirky tax law can mean hidden costs for shoppers Online retailers don't always charge sales tax, but that doesn't mean you don't have to pay it. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/12/18/holiday-tax-loophole?refid=0 Sat, 19 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0600 Some Twin Cities college campuses still waiting for H1N1 vaccine College students are eligible for H1N1 immunization but the vaccine is still not available everywhere. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/11/30/colleges-waiting-on-h1n1-vaccine?refid=0 Mon, 30 Nov 2009 13:07:42 -0600 More head to food shelves for holiday help Minnesota food pantries, homeless shelters and other assistance programs report an increase in need for services even as the nation's economy shows signs of improving. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/11/25/demand-up-at-food-shelves?refid=0 Fri, 27 Nov 2009 13:00:00 -0600 U of M confirms date with U2 next summer U2 will perform at the University of Minnesota's new TCF Bank Stadium on June 27, 2010. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/11/16/u-of-m-confirms-date-with-u2-next-summer?refid=0 Mon, 16 Nov 2009 09:34:11 -0600 Animal cruelty charges for Minneapolis woman with 30 dogs Police have charged a north Minneapolis woman with animal cruelty after an investigation last month. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/11/09/dog-abuse-charges?refid=0 Mon, 09 Nov 2009 18:04:45 -0600 Wet weather slows soybean harvest Wet weather conditions are making it hard for Minnesota farmers to have a good harvest this year. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/11/04/agriculture-commissioner?refid=0 Wed, 04 Nov 2009 11:05:38 -0600 Dogs seized in cruelty investigation available for adoption Twelve dogs confiscated last month in an animal cruelty investigation will be available for adoption today. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/11/02/shih-tzu-adoption?refid=0 Mon, 02 Nov 2009 12:23:18 -0600 Man found guilty in attack on pregnant girlfriend A Hennepin County jury has found a man guilty for hiring a friend to attack his pregnant girlfriend. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/30/pregnant-girlfriend-attack?refid=0 Fri, 30 Oct 2009 16:57:43 -0500 St. Cloud bridge to reopen ahead of schedule St. Cloud's new bridge over the Mississippi River corrects design flaws that were present in the I-35W bridge that collapsed in Minneapolis. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/26/st-cloud-bridge?refid=0 Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:02:32 -0500 Hospitals revise visiting policies due to H1N1 As hospitals take steps to protect patients from H1N1, children, like a girl in California getting her temperature checked, above, are not necessarily welcome. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/19/h1n1-hospital-visitor-policies?refid=0 Mon, 19 Oct 2009 15:06:16 -0500 Pieces of Duluth's Aerial Lift Bridge available as souvenirs Duluth residents and visitors now have a chance to own a piece of the city's iconic Aerial Lift Bridge. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/19/lift-bridge-souvenirs?refid=0 Mon, 19 Oct 2009 13:09:05 -0500 Pawlenty to address conservative group in California Gov. Tim Pawlenty will be in California tonight to speak to a conservative group. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/16/pawlenty-california?refid=0 Fri, 16 Oct 2009 16:05:27 -0500 Walz, colleagues seek help for pork producers Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz is asking the U.S. Agriculture Department for emergency help for the nation's pork producers. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/07/porkindustry?refid=0 Wed, 07 Oct 2009 13:43:28 -0500 Some area colleges get top marks for sustainability, some don't A national report card released today gives three Minnesota colleges top marks for their sustainability efforts, but other area schools didn't fare so well. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/07/college-sustainability?refid=0 Wed, 07 Oct 2009 09:55:07 -0500 Anti-bullying event to be held at Mall of America today The Minneapolis-based PACER Center is hosting an event against bullying today at the Mall of America. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/06/pacer-anti-bullying-mall-of-america?refid=0 Tue, 06 Oct 2009 08:07:05 -0500 Arson suspected in Maplewood apartment fire Investigators suspect arson in a Maplewood apartment fire that sent two residents to the hospital early Sunday morning. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/05/maplewood-apartment-fire?refid=0 Mon, 05 Oct 2009 10:43:52 -0500 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaking at U of M Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, will present a lecture at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and College of Continuing Education, Monday, Oct. 5. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/01/vilsack-lecture?refid=0 Mon, 05 Oct 2009 06:00:00 -0500 Marathon weekend includes kids races, fitness expo The first Twin Cities Marathon 10K will begin Saturday that will kick off the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/02/marathon-side?refid=0 Sat, 03 Oct 2009 03:00:00 -0500 Three deaths linked to H1N1 flu reported Three new H1N1-related deaths were announced Friday by the Minnesota Department of Health, bringing the total to six deaths since April. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/02/h1n1-flu-deaths?refid=0 Fri, 02 Oct 2009 13:34:59 -0500 Minneapolis church votes to leave ELCA over gay clergy Members of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Minneapolis have decided to leave the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America after a 96 percent vote by members on Sunday. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/09/30/church-leaves-elca?refid=0 Wed, 30 Sep 2009 14:04:56 -0500 Ralph Nader to give reading in Minneapolis tonight Attorney, political activist, and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader will be in Minnesota for an appearance tonight. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/09/30/ralph-nader-reading?refid=0 Wed, 30 Sep 2009 12:25:41 -0500 Children's hospitals donate hand sanitizer to metro schools As a means of preventing the spread of H1N1, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota distributed 15,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools today. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/09/23/childrens-hospital-donates-hand-sanitizer-to-area-schools?refid=0 Wed, 23 Sep 2009 11:38:17 -0500 'Mad Doctors' bring single-payer pitch to Minnesota A group of physicians is coming to Minnesota today to lobby for a single-payer health care system. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/09/16/mad-doctors?refid=0 Wed, 16 Sep 2009 09:43:56 -0500