Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

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Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

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    Episode 744

    Belated Anniversary Tart

    The mayors of Minneapolis and Saint Paul came out with their proposed 2020 budgets and police get short-changed.

    Guest: Melissa Sauser

    Fri Aug 16 2019Friday, August 16, 2019

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    Episode 743

    Assume Your Duties

    Do we have leaders in state government or just managers?

    Guest: Frank Pafko

    Thu Aug 15 2019Thursday, August 15, 2019

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    Episode 742

    How Many Slides Does She Have?

    The most extensive, exhaustive, and exasperating coverage of the Minnesota Senate DHS hearing.

    Guests: Michelle Benson and Brad Carlson

    Wed Aug 14 2019Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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    Episode 741

    DHS Senate Hearing Drinking Game

    Sen Michelle Benson tells us what to expect from today’s Senate hearing on DHS.

    Guests: Barbara Thomas Smith and Michelle Benson

    Tue Aug 13 2019Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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    Episode 740

    Meat Hack

    Nancy LaRoche and Peter Glessing got their identities stolen.

    Guests: Peter Glessing and Nancy LaRoche

    Mon Aug 12 2019Monday, August 12, 2019

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    Episode 739

    Botched, Belittled, and Beleaguered

    How are we gonna fix MnLARS? We're gonna do the thing Ben suggested years ago.

    Guest: Andrew Smith

    Fri Aug 9 2019Friday, August 9, 2019

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    Episode 738

    The Olson Method

    Maj Dave Hughes is running for Congress in Minnesota’s Seventh.

    Guests: Barbara Thomas Smith and Dave Hughes

    Thu Aug 8 2019Thursday, August 8, 2019

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    Episode 737

    One Minnesota: We Fail Slowly

    Tim Walz on DHS: “The problem we have many times in government is we fail slowly.”

    Guest: Brad Johnson

    Wed Aug 7 2019Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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    Episode 736

    Six-One-Two Money

    The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office charges a “national celebrity”.

    Guest: Andy Aplikowski

    Tue Aug 6 2019Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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    Episode 735

    Ice Cream Production for United States 1918–1940

    The difference between income, wealth, and consumption.

    Guest: John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Mon Aug 5 2019Monday, August 5, 2019

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    Episode 734

    Nobody Pays Attention Fridays in the Summer

    DHS overspent $25M on Medicaid reimbursements. Oops.

    Guest: Andrew Smith

    Fri Aug 2 2019Friday, August 2, 2019

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    Episode 733

    Truly Outrageous

    Amy Klobuchar did not give us as many good sound clips as she did in the first debate.

    Guest: Barbara Thomas Smith

    Thu Aug 1 2019Thursday, August 1, 2019