We’re going to ease into the daily world of woe today. These things must be handled delicately, you see. We just can’t bring ourselves to start the day by showing you the latest images from Karachi, where people are literally dying in the street from the heat.
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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