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74 Seconds: The death of Philando Castile and the trial of Jeronimo Yanez

74 Seconds: The death of Philando Castile and the trial of Jeronimo YanezIn July 2016, officer Jeronimo Yanez shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in a Twin Cities suburb. The world watched the aftermath, live on Facebook. Yanez has been charged in Castile's death. His trial begins May 30.

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Special session off to a slow start

With 13 hours left before the new deadline, none of the five remaining bills had been made public, and the House and Senate had nothing to debate, much less vote on.

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The seven iconic pop songs that defined Roger Moore’s James Bond era


Roger Moore, the British actor best known for playing the most tongue-in-cheek of James Bonds, has died at the age of 89. For music fans, it’s impossible to think about James Bond movies without recalling the epic theme songs that accompany each film. Moore was Bond in seven films (1973-85), a longer tenure than any other…

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Saint Paul Sunday: Modern Jazz Quartet

Modern Jazz Quartet

We're continuing to air our top 10 "Saint Paul Sunday" programs, hosted by Bill McGlaughlin, as part of the MPR 50th anniversary. This week, we'll share a program featuring the Modern Jazz Quartet: John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, and Connie Kay.