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Counter Stories react to Trump's immigration policy

Counter Stories react to President Trump "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which led to parents and children being separated at the U.S border.

Harassment at work: What employees can do and what employers should do

MPR News host Kerri Miller talked harassment and change eight months into #MeToo with Robert Sutton, a Stanford professor of Organizational Behavoir, and Danielle Paquette, a Washington Post reporter focusing on national labor issues.

Five in five with Stephanie Curtis

MPR's Stephanie Curtis shares her top five things to see, watch read and experience.

Is President Trump remaking the Republican Party in his own image?

MPR News Host Kerri Miller asked Jennifer Carnahan, the Minnesota state chair for the GOP, and Russell Berman, a staff writer at the Atlantic, about what Minnesotans think of having President Trump at the helm of the Republican Party and how will those feelings affect the midterms in the fall.

The big summer book show: What to read in 2018

As usual, when MPR News host Kerri Miller asked listeners to share their favorite summer reads, the phone lines lit up with eager callers. Miller was joined by two experts in all things literary: Dara Beevas, the co-founder and chief strategic officer of Wise Ink Creative Publishing based in Minneapolis and Carlos Lazoda, the non-fiction book critic for the Washington Post. They shared all the books they can't put down with MPR News Host Kerri Miller.

Is the painkiller Fentanyl more dangerous than heroin?

MPR News Host Kerri Miller spoke with Dr. Charles Reznikoff addiction specialist at Hennepin Healthcare and Dr. Traci Green associate professor of emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center, about how the crisis has evolved over the last year.

How a SCOTUS decision will affect public sector unions

Is it constitutional to require public-sector employees to pay union fees, even if they are non-members? Or is is a violation of the First Amendment to force workers to financially support an organization they might not politically agree with? The Supreme Court is expected to answer this question in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 any day now. MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke with Associate Professor of history Jon Shelton of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and Center of the American Experiment Vice President Kim Crockett.

Questions surround immigration tactics

Politicians and voters alike are expressing concern with the Trump administration's so-called "zero-tolerance" policy at the U.S.-Mexico border. What will this mean for immigration legislation? MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke to Politico immigration reporter Ted Hesson on what to expect out of Washington D.C.

The secret to growing an edible garden

It's national Pollinator Week, and host Kerri Miller spoke to two horticulturists about how to have a successful garden full of vegetables and healthy fruit trees. They tackled questions about insects and other pests, blight, transplanting and more. Julie Weisenhorn, is an associate extension professor at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Horticultural Science, and Emily Tepe is a researcher in horticulture on edibles including fruits, also at the University of Minnesota.

Political Junkie on tit-for-tat tariffs

President Donald Trump is striking out at China and Canada with tariffs, attempting to level the playing field for U.S. producers. Host Kerri Miller spoke with Political Junkie Ken Rudin about trade policy and more.

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