This got us thinking about why we never see reporters doing their stand-up reports from outside what passes for a train station in St. Paul during snowstorms, or at any other time for that matter?.
“It’s horrible; there’s a million stops, that’s the problem,” the Current’s Mary Lucia said during today’s broadcast. “I absolutely hated it. You take it as a leisurely thing to do. It was a little bit grim. There are a thousand stops.”
If that sounds like an invitation to share your “I took the train out of St. Paul once” story, then it is..
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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