Minnesota Public Radio features by Sunny Thao http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=30565 en-us Copyright 2014 Minnesota Public Radio Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:45:17 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Sunny Thao http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Twin Cities gym goes high tech to get kids interested in exercise Video games, television and the Internet continue to consume children's lives, contributing to a childhood obesity epidemic the United States has struggled with for decades. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/05/08/twin-cities-gym-goes-high-tech-to-get-kids-interested-in-exercise?refid=0 Sat, 08 May 2010 10:17:24 -0500 Many Minnesotans have yet to file income taxes If you haven't filed your income taxes yet, you're not alone. Even with the deadline a mere day away, hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans have yet to file their taxes. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/04/14/tax-day?refid=0 Wed, 14 Apr 2010 13:42:57 -0500 Twins fans show up early for Opening Day Fans are already starting to gather around Target Field for today's Twins home opener. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/04/12/opening-day-target?refid=0 Mon, 12 Apr 2010 09:13:18 -0500 Grain Belt Brewery introduces new beer More than 150 beer distributors are expected in northeast Minneapolis Tuesday and Wednesday as the company that owns Grain Belt rolls out a new beer named after the area. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/04/06/schells-new-brew?refid=0 Tue, 06 Apr 2010 14:01:23 -0500 University of Minnesota hosts robotics competition High school teams across Minnesota will compete in a regional robotics competition beginning today at the University of Minnesota. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/04/02/robotics-competition?refid=0 Fri, 02 Apr 2010 08:29:45 -0500 Minneapolis goes dark for Earth Hour Minneapolis will join cities across the nation tonight and go dark for one hour. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/03/27/minneapolis-earth-hour?refid=0 Sat, 27 Mar 2010 03:00:00 -0500 Cash for appliances program overwhelmed The contractor running Minnesota's appliance-rebate program says suspicious activity may have contributed to the crash of the Web site on the first day of the program. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/03/01/appliance-rebate-program-overwhelmed?refid=0 Mon, 01 Mar 2010 17:26:12 -0600 Ex-offenders ask lawmakers to give them a 'second chance' Dozens of ex-offenders gathered at the State Capitol on Monday to urge lawmakers to make it easier for people like them to find jobs and access housing. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/02/22/ex-offender-rally?refid=0 Mon, 22 Feb 2010 13:41:31 -0600 Dead Sea Scrolls coming to St. Paul Scrolls that contain some of the oldest written records of the Hebrew Bible go on display soon at the Science Museum of Minnesota. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/02/22/dead-sea-scrolls?refid=0 Mon, 22 Feb 2010 08:43:47 -0600 Forum to discuss increased khat use in Somali community Minnesota health officials are seeing an increase in the use of khat, a stimulant drug used by some Somali refugees living in Minnesota. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/02/08/khat-forum?refid=0 Tue, 09 Feb 2010 06:00:00 -0600