Did an official tell a SWAT team to “stand down” at the beginning of the mass shooting in Washington? Wall Street parties while the Fed issues depressing news on the economy. Electronic gaming didn’t raise a dime toward the new Vikings stadium. And can you be bumped off a jury for being gay?
Here’s today’s news conversation with Mary Lucia on The Current.
Listen Mary Lucia and Bob Collins
September 18, 2013
About the blogger
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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