As the troops redeployed from the Capitol at the end of today’s official protests in St. Paul, the police marched down the protest route. My first clue that they weren’t on some way to a conflagration (yet) was when they started smiling and waving to us in the world headquarters of News Cut.
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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 several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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