On Thursday morning on MPR News with Kerri Miller, Jana Shortal is hosting a discussion on changing hypermasculinity. The NewsCut is audience is invited to help out by joining in. Let’s talk. Read more →
Archives for December 2017
Judging by the track of the final flight of Delta’s passenger 747s into Minneapolis St. Paul on Wednesday afternoon, it must have been a breathtaking moment to witness. Read more →
The Christmas snobs are needle-shaming a poor tree in Rome. Read more →
Here’s a photograph that probably wouldn’t have been possible just a few decades ago. A cougar out for a midnight stroll on the Minnesota/Wisconsin border. Read more →
Bootstrap Comrades, an organization in Sauk Center that helps veterans, had pretty much run out of money to buy toys for veterans’ families for Christmas, but volunteer Julie Peterson knows the power of social media when harnessed for good.
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If more people in Minnesota knew how to have a good time without getting drunk, maybe the ginormous holiday light display in Minnetrista would still be lit. Read more →
Here’s a list of topics and guests you’ll hear today on Minnesota Public Radio News. Read more →
The last regularly scheduled Delta 747 passenger flight made its final stop in Detroit this morning and, as will be the case tomorrow when a 747 lands in Minneapolis, fans showed up for the goodbye. Read more →
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety tweeted a video today in support of a campaign to discourage texting while driving. Read more →
It’s hard to say exactly whether Julie Centeno and her fiance, Curtis Wilson, had a good night or a bad night Sunday night.
When fire broke out in their suburban Boston home, they had time to get out with just what they were wearing. Bad. Read more →
Listeners to a Story Corps episode on NPR about what happened when a man met the imprisoned man who killed his son in a shooting spree on a Western Massachusetts campus apparently noticed the same thing about the episode that I did when I wrote about it the day it aired: There was a lot left out. Read more →
No matter how bad 2017 has been, no matter how many of your heroes have fallen, remember this: We still have Tom Hanks. When he says “nice knobs,” he’s talking typewriters.
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As it has for several decades, the International Space Station is going around and around, rarely making news.
Occasionally, however, something happens aboard the station that gives us pause to consider its example. Read more →
Unwittingly, perhaps, Alexandria state Rep. Mary Franson provided students from Alexandria Area High School with a reality check about politics in 2017: Elected representatives serve only the people who voted for them and agree with them, the principles of America be damned. Read more →
Here’s a list of today’s topics and guests on MPR News. Read more →