Should the 9/11 mastermind be tried in civilian court, water on the moon, the stories that make you shake your head, who should design Minnesota’s absentee ballots, and News Cut Quiz cheat codes. Those are the “stories” on my week-ending discussion of news stories on The Current with Mary Lucia.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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