With the Fitzgerald and the Ordway within a stone’s throw, why does Saint Paul want to renovate the Palace Theatre? Mary has the answer. Also: Abortion laws fall, why it’s hard getting affordable health insurance in SE Minnesota, a plane crash in Princeton kills one, and new research says children who grow up in poverty have smaller brains.
Here’s today’s news conversation with Mary Lucia on The Current.
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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