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A fresh eye on today's stories with Minnesota Public Radio's Bob Collins.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: news, opinion, MPR


Blog Posts

The musty Constitution (5x8 - 2/7/12) on Feb 7, 2012 in Five by 8Is the Constitution outdated, how many 'helicopter parents' are there really, a police death up close, remembering Luverne's Frederick Manfred, and embracing winter in shorts.

Northfield's graffiti problem (5x8 - 2/6/12) on Feb 6, 2012 in Five by 8Graffiti: is it art? Plus: When green is ugly, the last words that live on, the Super Bowl in the air; and OK, Go in a car...

Is it halftime in America? on Feb 6, 2012 in Economy, Marketing and advertisingDetroit is a long way from being 'back.'...

Battle over depiction of Chinese in political ad on Feb 6, 2012 in PoliticsIs this ad offensive?

You Should Meet: Dick Bancroft on Feb 6, 2012 in You Should Meet...If Dick Bancroft hadn't come down from Saint Paul's Summit Hill District as a young man, he might never have known the 'invisible minority' he champions so fiercely.

Tribute to a storm chaser on Feb 5, 2012 in WeatherAndy Gabrielson was killed by a wrong-way driver in Oklahoma.