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In the aftermath of the I-35W bridge collapse, many questions are being raised concerning infrastructure, funding, and disaster prevention.

The 2007 Fringe Festival is underway and runs through Sunday, August 12.

See the Minnesota Fringe: website for schedules, venues and other information.

5th District DFL Congressman Keith Ellison regularly talks with KFAI about politics in Washington.

As we look back on the tragedy of the I-35 bridge collapse last week, one image enters our minds- the yellow school bus.

Since the 35W bridge collapsed in Minneapolis on Wednesday evening, transportation agencies have had to re-route traffic so commuters can get to work.

KFAI volunteer Jacob McKnite wrote commentary based upon an uplifting cartoon clip from a Rochester newspaper depicting the disaster of the I-35 bridge collapse in a positive light.

In this segment, three very different organizations report how the bridge collapse has affected them.

In the wake of the I-35 W bridge collapse, the Minnesota Department of Transportation held a press conference along the river to discuss the incident and answer questions.

The American Red Cross has set up a room in the Holiday Inn on Washington Avenue, around the corner from the collapsed bridge, to assist relatives and friends of people who are missing.

KFAI’s Todd Melby describes his eyewitness account of the I-35 W bridge collapse aftermath.

This story was submitted by Lauretta Dawolo on August 2, 2007.