MPR News Podcasts

74 Seconds In July 2016, the world watched a man die, live on their phones, after a traffic stop in suburban Minnesota. This is the story of that man, Philando Castile, and the officer, Jeronimo Yanez, who is about to go on trial in his death. It sits at the intersection of race, policing, justice and safety in America. A lot can happen in 74 seconds.

Art Hounds® Each week three people from the Minnesota arts community talk about a performance, opening, or event they’re excited to see or want others to check out.

Climate Cast™ MPR meteorologist Paul Huttner discusses the latest research on our changing climate and the consequences we’re seeing here in Minnesota and worldwide.

Cube Critics® At Minnesota Public Radio News the Cube Critics share your passion for movies. Each week, they take a break from their day jobs to talk about what they've seen lately.

In Front of Our Eyes In March 2021, the first of the former officers charged in the killing of George Floyd will go on trial in Minnesota. Police officers are rarely prosecuted in such cases—and the world will be watching. MPR News, which has followed this case in detail from the beginning, will bring listeners updates on this monumental case, and the consequences it holds for the city and the country.

MPR News with Angela Davis Conversations about life in Minnesota and how the state is changing, weekdays from MPR News.

Minnesota Today A radio newscast from MPR News, with stories from around the state.

Politics Friday Weekly updates from the Minnesota Public Radio newsroom staff covering politics in Minnesota.

Rivers of Oil Oil. It’s in your tires, your makeup, your kids’ toys, your gas tank. And the pipelines that get it to you have become the focus of growing protests, from Keystone XL to Dakota Access. On Rivers of Oil from Minnesota Public Radio News, we’ll look at those pipelines buried beneath our feet, how they’ve come to the forefront of an epic tug of war between reliance and risk, and how we all have a role to play in this story.

MPR Music Podcasts

The Current Song of the Day Music lovers from 89.3 The Current comb through mountains of music to choose the best new, independent, and unreleased songs to share with you each weekday.

The Current Music News In about ten minutes a day, hosts Jay Gabler and Jade put music industry headlines in context, share breaking news about upcoming releases, and surprise listeners with strange-but-true stories.

New Classical Tracks® Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.

Classical Kids Storytime Classical Kids Storytime, classic stories with a classical twist.

Minnesota Public Radio Podcasts

Early Risers George Floyd’s death was a tragedy and a wake up call - expanding a global conversation about race and racism. And young children have been watching it all. So how do we make sense of this for them? Early Risers is podcast from Little Moments Count and MPR with frank facts, engaging stories and real how-tos for anyone who cares about raising children with a clear eyed understanding of cultural differences, race and implicit bias. Hosted by Dianne Haulcy, President and CEO at The Family Partnership. 

small change: Money Stories from the Neighborhood is a podcast and learning platform highlighting smart, practical and collaborative money skills developed by people living with lower and unstable incomes. Hosts Chris Farrell and Twila Dang talk to community members who are redefining wealth and poverty, the value of community and the purpose of money. Money wisdom taught by the true experts –people who have learned from experience. From MPR News.

American Public Media Podcasts

Marketplace® Marketplace, hosted by Kai Ryssdal, is the only daily business news program originating in Los Angeles. The 30-minute program, with a reporting style that is lively and unexpected, airs weekday evenings on public radio stations across the United States. In conjunction with Marketplace Morning Report, Marketplace Weekend and Marketplace Tech Report, this package of financial programming covers listeners from wallet to Wall Street.

The Splendid Table® Host Francis Lam and producer Sally Swift create this award-winning program that explores the entire spectrum of food: from cheese making to finding wine bargains to the science of a great cup of coffee great to the best little greasy spoons in America.

Brains On!® Science podcast for kids A podcast featuring science for kids and curious adults.

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