Minnesota Now: April 9, 2024

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A Minnesota prison is resorting to periodic lockdowns due to staffing shortages. We talked to the Department of Corrections commissioner about what’s being done.

A Minnesota author’s book is being made into a movie. He joined us live from filming in Budapest.

Mary Johnson-Roy was a hero to many after forgiving her son’s murderer. We spoke to that man about her legacy ahead of her memorial service.

St. Olaf College is training students on how to have productive political conversations. We heard from them about why that’s important.

For Minnesota Music Month, Diane Miller from The Local Show joined us to share her top regional music picks.

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