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November 1, 2012
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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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October 18, 2012 to October 19, 2012
 

David Wellstone talks about his book, “Becoming Wellstone – Healing from Tragedy and Carrying On My Father’s Legacy”.

 

A few weeks ago, Dennis Olson was named as the new director of American Indian Education for the Minnesota Department of Education.  His assignment is extremely important – to better serve the state’s American Indian students by working with the eleven tribal nations in Minnesota, and to improve student outcomes.

 

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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