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Former State Senator Mary Jo McGuire talked about the issues at play in her bid for a seat on the Ramsey County Board.

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Univerisity of Minnesota professor Gary Muehlbauer was part of an international effort to sequence the genome for barley. He stopped by the KFAI studios to talk about why barley is important.

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The Minnesota Council of Churches and the Islamic Center of Minnesota have a 22 year tradition of fostering understanding through a series of Muslim-Christian Dialoges.

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In a spirited and feisty Fifth Congressional District Debate on KFAI, Democrat Keith Ellison and Republican Chris Fields debated the issues and challenged each other’s integrity.

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After 20 months of construction, the 132 million dollar refinance and renovation of  historic Riverside Plaza in Minneapolis is near completion.  Developer George Sherman held a grand re-opening celebration last week to show off the results of the largest public housing renovation in the country.  KFAI's Susan Gray reports.

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This time of year, it’s easy to enjoy the beauty of a Minnesota lake or park. But with Fall well underway, Minnesotans will increasingly retreat to the comforts of home.

But what happens when there is no home to return to?

The Minnesota Housing Partnership released a report last week showing homelessness on the rise in the Twin Cities, and we decided to speak with local agencies about what happens to the homeless population as temperatures continue to drop.

KFAI’s Allegra Oxborough has a report.

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Michael Lapsley was born in New Zealand and went to seminary in Australia to become an Anglican priest.  His life changed dramatically when he went to South Africa and took a conscientious stand against the apartheid regime, joining the struggle for liberation. 

As a result he was exiled, targeted for assassination, and brutally attacked.    

His response was to take up a new vocation as a wounded healer, drawing on his own experience to help other victims of violence and trauma.

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Minnesota Politicians and their run for the White House
Produced by Ahndi Fridell

Forty-four men have served as President of the United States, though none hail from Minnesota. In this MinneCulture documentary, KFAI legacy producer Ahndi Fridell profiles six local politicians who left a mark on national history in their run for the White House: Ignatius Donnelly, Floyd Olson, Harold Stassen, Hubert Humphrey, Eugene McCarthy and Walter Mondale.

Ben Goldfarb of Wellstone Action talks about the 10th anniversary remembrance of the crash that killed Paul and Sheila Wellstone, their daughter, and five others.

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Dr. Jeffrey Pilcher of the University of Minnesota has written a global history of Mexican food.

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