Minnesota Now with Cathy Wurzer

Minnesota Now: June 4, 2024

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The family of Ricky Cobb II is speaking out about a decision to drop charges in his killing by a state trooper last year. We'll hear what they said to reporters this morning.

And we'll learn more about fallen Minneapolis Police Officer Jamal Mitchell from some of those who knew him best.

Are you listening to the show through earbuds? We'll learn how on-demand listening is affecting our hearing.

We'll meet a Minnesota high schooler who's been studying to become a monk since he was a baby, when the Dalai Lama identified him as a reincarnation of a holy leader.

Plus, we'll go behind the scenes of new Ojibwe and Lakota language dubs of Star Wars and The Avengers.

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