We interrupt the ongoing horrible news of the day for the NewsCut version of a hit of oxygen: a story about kids and baseball. And a dangerous city. And a man who tries to make a difference in what is probably a lost cause.
Because what other choice do we really have?
About the blogger
Bob Collins was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. 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 lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.