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MPR News Announces New Programs and Schedule Changes to Better Serve More Minnesotans

MPR News Announces New Programs and Schedule Changes to Better Serve More Minnesotans

MPR News today announced it will create a new, daily Minnesota news magazine program, launch a new weekly program devoted to books and ideas, and make changes to its programming lineup as part of the newsroom’s strategy to invest in programming that meets the changing needs of its audiences. As part of these changes, this fall, on-air hosts Cathy Wurzer, Kerri Miller and Angela Davis each will begin new chapters in their careers in the MPR Newsroom.

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LineCheck - Mental Health and Self-Care for Creatives

LineCheck - Mental Health and Self-Care for Creatives

This week The Current's LineCheck focuses on Mental Health and Self-Care for Creatives.

Therapist, educator, and Dissonance co-founder Sarah Souder Johnson Sarah will lead a conversation with Annie Mack, Davina Lozier of Davina and the Vagabonds, and Nazeem of Blood $moke Body. The group will discuss the emotional toll of the last year, how artists are faring now, and explore resources available to those working in creative industries. Plus, catch live performances from Mary Bue.

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Tuesday June 15
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LineCheck is made possible in part by the Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Man faces murder, assault charges in death of Winston Smith protester

Man faces murder, assault charges in death of Winston Smith protester

Nicholas Kraus, 35, allegedly crashed a Jeep SUV into a car that was parked across the traffic lanes to protect people protesting the police killing of Winston Smith. The force of the collision pushed the car into Deona Erickson and others nearby. Erickson was killed.

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Voices Rising celebrates Black lives with a choral spectacular

Voices Rising celebrates Black lives with a choral spectacular

Watch and listen at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, as 12 Twin Cities choral organizations present Voices Rising: A Choral Affirmation of Black Lives. The event will be the opening-night concert of Chorus America’s 2021 Summer Conference.

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Trivia Week

Trivia Week

It's Trivia Week on The Current's Morning Show! Each day at 8:30 a.m., Sean McPherson and Jill Riley will attempt to stump special guests in a live trivia competition.