Minnesota Now Jan. 17, 2023

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The legislature could fund English Language Learner and special education programs while providing free meals to students, but it would come at a steep cost. We’ll talk about funding state education.

There are medical schools in Minneapolis, Duluth, and Rochester. What about St. Cloud? We’ll look at the need for doctors in central Minnesota.

Jails around Minnesota are struggling to hire and retain staff. We explore about solutions to the shortage.

A popular Minnesota TikTok account is helping people confront winter gloom by connecting with nature year-round, rain, slush or snow. We hear the latest in our Winter Play series.

Finally, Lynx star Maya Moore announced she is officially retiring after stepping away from the sport in 2019. She talks about this decision and her new book, out today.

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