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Fifth District Congressman Keith Ellison talks about immigration and gun violence.

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Marty Owings covers the State Capitol for KFAI.

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Sue Aberholden of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness stops by KFAI to talk about various state and federal proposals to provide assistance to those with mental illness.

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Adrian Mack of the Minneapolis Public Schools answers questions about getting your G.E.D. (General Educational Development) certificate.

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Rebekah Moses of the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women visits KFAI

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This is National School Choice week, organized to promote the idea that in many places around the country, especially Minnesota, students and their families have some flexibility in where they get their education. 

Minnesota Online High School announced last week that it has received national accreditation by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement.  That makes it one of two accredited online charter schools in Minnesota.

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A member of the Egyptian parliament and a spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood is in Minnesota this week. Dr. Abdel Mawgoud Dardery stopped by KFAI and appeared on The Morning Blend.

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After Mitt Romney’s loss in the presidential contest last fall, observers are wondering what the future will hold for Mormons in politics. KFAI’s Jemma Brown went to Salt Lake City to find out.

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A report issued by the City of Minneapolis tries to explain what leads to crashes between bicycles and cars. This study examined thousands of crash reports over the course of a decade, from 2000 to 2010.

Simon Blenski of the bike and pedestrian section of the Minneapolis Public Works Department wrote the report. He talked with KFAI’s Yvette Howie and Dale Connelly on The Morning Blend.

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From a society disrupter to a violence interrupter, Mr. Coby Williams has transformed his life. Once part of the problem he is now a part of the solution to end gun violence in Chicago. He talked with KFAI’s Yvette Howie.

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