Estimates suggest that more than 5 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s Disease, the most common cause of dementia among older people. Today’s Question: If you were likely to develop Alzheimer’s Disease, would you want to know?
A recent rash of killings in Minneapolis has prompted alarm, in part because some of the victims have been quite young. One fourteen-year-old was shot while playing a game of tag. Today’s Question: What’s the answer to youth violence?
For students in Minneapolis and some other districts, today is the first day of school. For everyone else, the school year is just around the corner. Today’s Question: In your family, is the start of the school year a cause for happiness, or dread?
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is trying to persuade his fellow business leaders to suspend political donations until Congress comes up with a balanced plan to reduce the deficit. Today’s Question: Are financial boycotts a legitimate tool to influence politics?
It’s opening day of the Minnesota State Fair, the second-largest state fair in the country. Between now and Labor Day, an expected crowd of 1.7 million people will visit. Today’s Question: What do you like best about the State Fair?
The East Coast just experienced an earthquake and may be facing a hurricane. This year the Midwest has been prone to floods and Arizona suffered the largest wildfire in its history. Today’s Question: Does the risk of natural disaster shape where you live or travel?
President Obama said Monday that the United States would help Libya establish a democracy to replace the regime of Moammar Gadhafi. Today’s Question: How should the international community help Libya form a new government?
Wells Fargo will soon start testing a monthly fee that it will charge customers who use its debit cards. Other added fees show up on air tickets or phone and TV bills. Today’s Question: Where are you noticing new or hidden fees that you’re being asked to pay?
Warren Buffett argued this week that the “mega-rich” are being coddled and said he’d be willing to pay higher taxes to help the United States get its finances in order. Today’s Question: Would you be willing to pay higher taxes to help ease the debt crisis?
Minnesota’s moose population is in sharp decline, but the DNR says hunting is not the reason. State officials would like to ban the feeding of deer, a practice that concentrates deer and exposes moose to disease. Today’s Question: Should Minnesota suspend moose hunting?