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Briand Morrison launches new original CD, "Spiral"

Dick & Ann chatted with local musician & composer Briand Morrison on the eve of the CD release party for "Spiral." Briand partnered with the North Shore Music Assosication, with funding from the Minnesota State Arts Board, to write 12 original blues, rock and jazz pieces for guitar with backing instruments and vocals. The CD includes performances of 17 local musicians, and several songs are sampled in this interview. You can learn more about Briand's music here.


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Hospital and Care Center remodeling featured on WTIP’s Third Thursday

As health care needs grow, treatments become more sophisticated and patients require a broader menu of choices, hospitals and care centers grow and change with the demands.


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Northern Sky: September 20

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


2014 General Election Night Coverage on WTIP

When: 
Tue, 11/04/2014 - 8:00pm

Tune in to WTIP starting at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4, for complete coverage of the 2014 General Election - start to finish.

The Pines, David Huckfelt and Benson Ramsey

The Pines bring unique indie-roots sound to The Roadhouse

Dick & Ann welcomed The Pines (Benson Ramsey and David Huckfelt) to Studio A Sept. 19 to chat and play a few songs. Listen for beautiful melodies and haunting lyrics. They were in town to wind up their summer touring season at Betsy Bowen's What's Upstairs. You canlearn more about The Pines here.


Magnetic North: Enough

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where folks in the know are celebrating the prediction of a MUCH less severe winter than last.


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Are you addicted to your cell phone? Consumer behavior expert Dr. James Roberts explains

A study just published in the Journal of Behavioral Addiction found that among college students, men spend nearly eight hours a day on their cell phones, while women spend 10. Ann chatted with the author of the study, Dr. James Roberts of Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business, to learn more about what's happening and how it's affecting academics, relationships, and more.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: September 20th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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Weekend News Roundup for September 20

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top news stories. Wolves, zebra mussels, copper and mercury…all figured in this week’s news.


Tune in to the Youth Show! Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show: September 18th, 2014

This edition of the Youth Show features pieces on the happenings at Cook County High School this fall; football games, cross country running, marching band, and more!


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Band Director Kerri Bilben talks about 2014-15 high school band schedule

Band Director Kerri Bilben talks about the Cook County High School band's upcoming events. This piece was produced by Youth Producer Sean MacDonell.


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Do you remember 9/11?

Fourteen years after the events of 9/11/2001, Youth Producer Sean MacDonell asked around his school if people remembered that day.


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: September 19

Another week has passed along the Trail as we inch ever closer to autumn’s equinox. Samples of what’s ahead in the atmosphere were observed during the past seven days.


Sheriff's Office reports incidents of property damage

The Cook County Sheriff's office states in the last three weeks there has been an influx of property damage reports in the Grand Marais area. There have been nine separate incidents, rep


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