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Minnesota’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order: What you need to know

Minnesota’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order: What you need to know

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s stay-at-home order, intended to slow the spread of COVID-19 across the state and tamp down its impacts, is a dramatic step that requires people to stay home unless absolutely necessary.

It’s a far-reaching measure that has the potential to drastically impact the lives of all Minnesotans, changing the ways in which we work, play, learn and go about our daily lives.

Here is what you need to know.

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The wellbeing of our audiences is of the utmost importance to MPR. In response to growing concerns surrounding COVID-19, Minnesota Public Radio will cancel all public events from March 14 through April 24.

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Hotspots grow as coronavirus death toll in U.S. passes 2,000

Hotspots grow as coronavirus death toll in U.S. passes 2,000

The coronavirus continued its unrelenting spread across the United States with fatalities doubling in two days, and authorities saying Saturday that an infant who tested positive had died.

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Hop Notes: Celebrating powerful women with Urban Growler and the music of Amy Beach and Rachel Grimes

Hop Notes: Celebrating powerful women with Urban Growler and the music of Amy Beach and Rachel Grimes

As we celebrate Women's History Month, we're savoring the beers of St. Paul's Urban Growler, the first woman-owned microbrewery in Minnesota, with co-founders Deb Loch and Jill Pavlak. Add connections to the music of composers Amy Beach and Rachel Grimes, and you have this can't-miss episode of Hop Notes.