Bloggers are almost like normal people. They occasionally get tired of all the bad news and are looking for diversions, too. This is pledge drive week at MPR, which causes us to talk about ourselves, so let’s slip this little number in for a timewaster diversion.
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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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