Minnesota Public Radio features by Karen Louise Boothe http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=7 en-us Copyright 2014 Minnesota Public Radio Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:31:51 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Karen Louise Boothe http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Back on the Streets A situation in Golden Valley symbolizes the problem with sheltering the homeless. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199906/03_boothek_homeless/?refid=0 Thu, 03 Jun 1999 12:00:00 -0500 They're Mad About Jesse MPR's Karen Louise Boothe looks at why Governor Ventura has made some enemies during his first 100 days in office. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199904/16_boothek_ventura/?refid=0 Fri, 16 Apr 1999 12:00:00 -0500 No Room in the Cabinet? Critics say Ventura's cabinet is too white and too metro to represent Minnesotans. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199904/02_boothek_cabinet/?refid=0 Fri, 02 Apr 1999 12:00:00 -0600 The Women of Lastavica In a recent trip to what remains of Yugoslavia, MPR's Karen Louise Boothe met a group of ethnic-Serbian women who were left homeless by the war in Bosnia and Croatia that began in 1992. Today, the women still live as refugees without a country they can officially claim as home. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199903/24_boothek_belgrade/?refid=0 Wed, 24 Mar 1999 12:00:00 -0600 Non-Profits Want More Money Leaders of non-profit agencies lobby for a restoration of budget cuts. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199903/19_boothek_nonprofit/?refid=0 Fri, 19 Mar 1999 12:00:00 -0600 Citizens' Forum: Education "Profiles of Learning" dominates discussion . http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199902/16_boothek_citizensforum/?refid=0 Tue, 16 Feb 1999 12:00:00 -0600 Mark Dayton: The Environment Replace entire Minnesota Pollution Control Agency board; Permanent moratorium on feedlots. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199809/11_boothek_daytonenviro/?refid=0 Fri, 11 Sep 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mike Freeman: The Environment Phase-out nuclear power; Greater stress on energy conservation. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199809/11_boothek_freemanenviro/?refid=0 Fri, 11 Sep 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mark Dayton: Crime Increase funding to State Gang Task Force; propose more programs geared at children. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199809/01_boothek_daytoncrime/?refid=0 Tue, 01 Sep 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mike Freeman: Crime Prevent juvenile crime enforcing truancy laws; create more victim-aid centers. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199809/01_boothek_freemancrime/?refid=0 Tue, 01 Sep 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mark Dayton: Economic Development Demand return for state investment in private business; advocate fair farm policies. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199808/26_boothek_daytonecon/?refid=0 Wed, 26 Aug 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mike Freeman: Economic Development Moratorium on large scale feedlots; provide affordable housing for workers. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199808/26_boothek_freemanecon/?refid=0 Wed, 26 Aug 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mark Dayton: Health Care Stonger consumer recourse towards HMOs; require all businesses to provide health care for every employee. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199808/20_boothek_daytonhealth/?refid=0 Thu, 20 Aug 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mike Freeman: Health Care Sue Medicare to provide equal support to Minnesota seniors; create a purchasing pool to reduce prescription drug prices. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199808/20_boothek_freemanhealth/?refid=0 Thu, 20 Aug 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mark Dayton: Welfare Spend more on welfare reform; expanded programs for working parents. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199808/10_boothek_daytonwelfare/?refid=0 Mon, 10 Aug 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mike Freeman: Welfare Provide more job training; access to affordable childcare. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199808/10_boothek_freemanwelfare/?refid=0 Mon, 10 Aug 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mike Freeman on Taxes Reduce property taxes by 20 percent; maintain current sales tax. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199808/06_boothek_freemantax/?refid=0 Thu, 06 Aug 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mark Dayton on Taxes Tax policies and education funding proposals linked; cut in state property taxes. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199808/04_boothek_daytontax/?refid=0 Tue, 04 Aug 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mark Dayton on Education Expand the school day; state pay all costs for K-12 education. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199807/28_boothek_dayton/?refid=0 Tue, 28 Jul 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Mike Freeman on Education Extra help for poor districts; no to vouchers. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199807/27_boothek_freeman/?refid=0 Mon, 27 Jul 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Allen Quist: Followers Could Have Impact at Convention The Republican party's choice for governor in '94 faces an uphill battle for endorsement this time around. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199806/17_boothek_quist/?refid=0 Wed, 17 Jun 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Women Rising in State Politics The DFL state convention endorsed five women for state office - but none for top spot. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199806/08_boothek_slate/?refid=0 Mon, 08 Jun 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Spiritual Values at Work This ad exec found a way to inject his spiritual values into his job. He's representative of a trend. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199804/27_boothek_work/?refid=0 Mon, 27 Apr 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Citizens' Forum Addresses Stadium Financing A forum sponsored by Minnesota Public Radio, the Star Tribune, and KTCA-TV brought together concerned Minnesotans to discuss public financing of sports teams. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199804/13_boothek_stadium/?refid=0 Mon, 13 Apr 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Boarding School as Last Refuge The Milton-Hershey School in Pennsylvania serves as possible model for Minnesota's own "at risk" juveniles. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199802/11_boothek_school/?refid=0 Wed, 11 Feb 1998 12:00:00 -0600 Firm Could Be Winner in Tobacco Case Some say the law firm of Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi could make $1 billion from Minnesota's tobacco trial. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199801/19_boothek_firm/?refid=0 Mon, 19 Jan 1998 12:00:00 -0600 Benson and Weaver the Winners In Republican Convention Straw Polls Polling at the weekend's Minnesota Republican convention resulted in a surprise victory for one gubernatorial candidate. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199709/22_boothek_repconv/?refid=0 Mon, 22 Sep 1997 12:00:00 -0500 Latino Youth: Future Leaders An weekend workshop provides Latino teens with inspiration, leadership, and a call to action. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199708/11_boothek_latin/?refid=0 Mon, 11 Aug 1997 12:00:00 -0500