General Announcements

  • Story by Bob Hines, Michelle Alimoradi and Marty Owings

    Republican leaders of the Minnesota Legislature want the session to finish up early. They’re planning to conclude business at the end of April. But rather than getting traction to push towards that optimistic goal, this week it seemed like the wheels were spinning.

  • Story by Bob Hines and Michelle Alimoradi

    The Republican Party has selected a candidate to run against Minnesota 5th district congressman, Keith Ellison. His name is Chris Fields and he is not a typical Minnesota Republican candidate.

  • Story by Nathan Jones

    Southeastern Minnesota is the next frontier for what energy experts call a ‘modern day gold rush – a $1 billion dollar a year industry with the potential to tap North America’s natural gas reserves, reduce dependence on foreign oil, and create jobs in communities hit hard by the global recession.

  • Story by Terry Carter

    Saturday, April 21 is Record Store Day – a day to honor local independent record stores nationwide.
    On The Takeaway, Terry Carter talked with Bob Fuchs, manager of a Minneapolis treasure – The Electric Fetus.

  • Story by Marty Owings & Ahndi Fridell

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  • Story by Flor Trevino and Mike Fischbein

    Earth Day marks the anniversary of what many consider to be the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.

  • Story by Terry Carter

    How many Emperor Penguins are there in Antarctica?
    In the past, answering that mysterious ecological question required some guesswork since the animals live in such a harsh environment. Previous estimates put the population at 350 thousand.

  • Story by Susan Gray

    A group of organizations opposed to the Voter ID Amendment gathered at the State Capitol yesterday to announce the launch of “Our Vote, Our Future” a coordinated campaign to defeat the measure.
    The Coalition includes 80 organizations from across the state representing a wide spectrum of interests.

    KFAI’s Susan Gray has more.

  • Story by Michelle Alimoradi and Terry Carter

    Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak gave his State of the City address on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis. While the speech concerned the state of the entire city, Rybak gave special attention to the economically depressed north side.

    KFAI’s Michelle Alimoradi and Terry Carter produced a report for The Takeaway.

  • Story by Marty Owings

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