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Seate Majority Leader Tom Bakk

Legislature is set to act on taxes

The Minnesota House and Senate are poised to vote on a final tax package yet this week.


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Creating a global tapestry of climate stories from around the world

  Buck chatted May 10 with Prof. Aaron Doering of the Learning Technologies program at the U of MN. He recently returned from a two-week expedition in the Canadian Arctic, leading a crew of five whose mission is to work with Arctic communities to tell their climate change stories. The project is called North of Sixty.


Jerry Lilja

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Gwen Danfelt

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2010

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Fred Smith

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2008

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CJ Heithoff

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Anne McKinsey

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2009

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Carl Solander

Carl Solander

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Buck Benson

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even before WTIP officially went on the air in 1998, starting out as a member of the board. 


Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show May 9

This week on the Youth Show, it's prom time! We re-listen to some prom commentaries from the Youth Radio Project archive and play some tunes to get you ready for the dance this weekend.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Spring creeps in slowly

Looks like the snow squalls may be over and warmer weather is on the way. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about spring creeping into the Northland.


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School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary, May 13

The Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Project Fair will be held May 16th.


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Minneapolis author Sarah Stonich on her wonderful new book, "Vacationland"

Author Sarah Stonich joined Bob May 10 to chat about her new book, "Vacationland," a portrait of an old fishing resort in northern Minnesota, told through intersecting stories. It's beautiful, sad, funny, and you won't want to put it down. 


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Mindfulness therapy as a way to help veterans with PTSD

 

Bob spoke May 10 with Dr. Anthony King, research assistant professor of psychiatry at the U of Michigan, about his recent study showing that mindfulness therapy might help vets with combat-related PTSD. Mindfulness techniques emphasize focus and attention to positive experiences and nonjudgmental acceptance to one’s thoughts and emotions. Listen to learn about PTSD, mindfulness, and more.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: May 11th

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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