“Minnesota’s Morning Podcast” —City Pages

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Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

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    Episode 815

    Deer Hunting Stories

    Frank Pafko and Andrew Smith give Ben a deer hunting lesson.

    Guests: Frank Pafko and Andrew Smith

    Thu Dec 5 2019Thursday, December 5, 2019

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    Episode 808

    I Hate to Say “I Told You So”

    Ben can't help himself but revel in the Gophers loss.

    Guest: Andrew Smith

    Mon Nov 18 2019Monday, November 18, 2019

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    Episode 804

    Raspberries are Drupelets

    Ben tries to talk about current events, but keeps falling into the warm embrace of 80s television nostalgia.

    Guest: Nancy LaRoche

    Tue Nov 12 2019Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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    Episode 803

    Get Out of Jail Free Forms

    You’re not really breaking the law if you forget to fill out the violation form.

    Guest: Melissa Sauser

    Mon Nov 11 2019Monday, November 11, 2019

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    Episode 801

    This is What it Sounds Like When Stadium Birds Cry

    Which downtown Minneapolis building has killed more birds than U.S. Bank Stadium?

    Guests: Frank Pafko and Barbara Thomas Smith

    Thu Nov 7 2019Thursday, November 7, 2019

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    Episode 800

    Bureaucratic Chaos

    MnDHS violated state law more than 200 times over the past year!

    Guest: Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Wed Nov 6 2019Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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    Episode 797

    Three-Two Computer

    Who knew there was an economics lesson in what Halloween candy kids prefer?

    Guest: John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Fri Nov 1 2019Friday, November 1, 2019

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    Episode 305

    Tubby Perch

    Waste in Minnesota’s Legacy funding.

    Guests: Claire Leiter and David Osmek

    Mon Oct 30 2017Monday, October 30, 2017

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    Episode 304

    A Mayor Can Experiment

    The history of city government.

    Guests: Adam Thompson, Andrew Richter, and Jason Bradley

    Fri Oct 27 2017Friday, October 27, 2017

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    Episode 146

    Hand Fangs

    Sunday sales, winter soccer, the U of M logo, and Old Man Paper.

    Guests: Joe Isaacs and Don Grant

    Mon Mar 13 2017Monday, March 13, 2017

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    Episode 72

    Confident Nazis

    Movies people haven’t seen, desperate Clinton voters, and American Nazis.

    Guest: Cat Lady

    Tue Nov 22 2016Tuesday, November 22, 2016

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    Episode 54

    T-Boned in the Devil’s Triangle

    Apparently, calling light rail freeloaders “freeloaders” is racist.

    Guests: Frank Pafko and Christopher Rush

    Fri Oct 28 2016Friday, October 28, 2016