The first day of the Legislature, the horror of Aurora, the future of Afghanistan troops, an anniversary in Tucson, an evacuation in Chaska, two months for killing a woman in Apple Valley, and why people who dismiss social media expose themselves as ignorant fools.
Here it is, the best 6 minutes you’ll have until the 6 minutes that comes after it.
About the blogger
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.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.