Minnesota Now: Nov. 21, 2023

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Fairview's partnership with the University of Minnesota is in limbo. After a tumultuous few months with a failed merger, Fairview says it doesn't plan to extend its current partnership. We break down the next steps, as a governor's task force on the issue meets Tuesday.

A new study finds millions of dollars a year are lost to wage theft in the Twin Cities. We talk to an investigator who is trying to find the source of the problem and fix it for the future.

Plus, we have some turkey talk. A look back at the history of the Thanksgiving holiday bird in our Minnesota Now and Then segment.

Native Minnesota comedian Ben Katzner joined the show ahead of a “Home for the Holiday’s” comedy show this weekend.

Use the audio player above to listen to the full conversation. The following transcript has been edited for clarity and length.

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