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Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

The Brains On team produced Everything you need to know before the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21. Get information like how to safely view the eclipse and review the Brains On observation checklist.


MPR News Launches Flyover

MPR News will launch a LIVE national call in show starting Sunday, Sept. 10.

Kerri Miller will host Flyover from MPR News during its 12-week run on Sundays at 3 p.m. CT, beginning Sept. 10 and running through Nov. 27.

Each week Miller will ground the one-hour show in a specific place, inviting public radio journalists from stations across America to discuss how this week’s topic is playing out where they live and work. Listeners will be part of the discussion on the air and in social media. Here Miller kicks off the conversation:

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Review: Kendrick Lamar is at the top of his game at the Xcel Energy Center

Walking onto the light rail around 7 p.m., I noticed several people obviously headed to the same place as me. Five teens in crop tops chatted about rappers YG and D.R.A.M. On the other side of the train, one girl faced her friend. “I have to get a T-shirt,” she told him. “At Kendrick? I have…


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A total solar eclipse in 2012

On August 21, a path starting in Oregon going through South Carolina will experience one of nature's most spectacular events: a total eclipse of the sun.