MPR News with Angela Davis Conversations about life in Minnesota and how the state is changing.
MPR News with Angela Davis

MPR News with Angela Davis

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Conversations about life in Minnesota and how the state is changing.

Most Recent Episodes

A sleepy session is waking up

Gov. Tim Walz is pushing Republican senators to pass his initiatives, but they're not happy being pressured. Plus an interview with Paige Goehner, the Kids Baking Champion

Tony Sanneh on using sports to empower youth

Professional soccer player Tony Sanneh has dedicated himself to serving children in the Twin Cities area through academic and physical education.

How much fraud is there really in human services?

A report released by the Office of the Legislative Auditor found evidence of fraud in the Child Care Assistance Program. How common is fraud in the delivery of human services, and when did it become such a political issue?

A homeowner's winter hell

The record snowfall, extreme cold, wind and rain have done some damage to homes across the state. So we asked a general contractor and a home inspector to give us some professional advice. From making repairs to launching home improvement projects, they shared their insight and answered lots of questions from listeners.

Toolkit aims to help prosecutors and communities better manage police shootings

Three Minnesotans helped develop a new set of guidelines intended to reduce the use of force, ensure transparent investigations, and strengthen laws to hold officers accountable. Plus a look at the rise in nicotine use due to vaping and e-cigarettes.

Toolkit aims to help prosecutors and communities better manage police shootings

A conversation with former NPR host Michele Norris

Angela Davis spoke with former NPR host Michele Norris about race, growing up in Minnesota and her recent chat with former first lady Michelle Obama in St. Paul.

Miscarriage: A common experience, a private pain

Three guests joined MPR News host Angela Davis for a discussion about what miscarriages are and how they affect mothers and partners.

Minnesota's need for mental health professionals outstrips the supply

One in five Minnesotans faces mental health challenges, but there aren't enough professionals to meet the demand. What it would take to close the gap between need and care?

Leaning in to the snow with Ann Bancroft

As part of Women's History Month, MPR News's Angela Davis will sit down with Ann Bancroft — one of the world's most respected polar explorers.

People of Hmong descent a growing force in Minnesota politics

Angela spoke with three new Hmong lawmakers about their first few months in office.Plus, a look at what it would take for Minnesota to go green by 2050.

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