More flu-related deaths in the state, who held Palin hostage, the tragedy of the 90-year-old brothers, and why old veterans are cool. Those are the topics in the news that dominate the daily discussion of the news 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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