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Minnesota College Plan Promotes Saving At Fair

Aug 27 2014

With the end of August and the State Fair underway, many Minnesota college students have already headed back to campus. 

And those who hope to go to college someday should be busy making plans – not only the fun part about choosing a college to attend, but the hard work of figuring out how to pay for it.

At the State Fair this year, the Minnesota College Savings Plan is enthusiastically trumpeting the state-designated “529” investment plan.   Robert Stern is the plan’s program manager.  He talked with KFAI's Mike Fischbein.  

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MinneCulture 8/27: End of the Rope

Aug 27 2014

The End of the Rope: How a botched hanging ended the death penalty in Minnesota

by Susan Gray


Tonight on MinneCulture, producer Susan Gray takes an in-depth look at how a botched hanging ended the death penalty in Minnesota.

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Audubon Society Presses Stadium Authority on Bird Safety

Aug 26 2014

The shape of the Minnesota Vikings stadium is beginning to rise above the construction pit on the east side of downtown Minneapolis.  The building will feature enormous transparent surfaces to let people inside the stadium see the downtown skyline, and to let those outside feel some of the excitement of what’s going on inside. 

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