On a make-it-or-break-it day for the future of the earth’s environment, it was a bear in Ely that got our attention this week. The reunification of the cub with its mother, no doubt, prompted hundreds of phone calls to mom today. So do we love our bears more than we love our oceans? That imponderable and more on today’s Fresh Eye on the Radio with The Current’s Mary Lucia.
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Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.