Minnesota Now with Cathy Wurzer

Minnesota Now: June 17, 2024

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Govenor Walz signs a bill Monday that will bring relief to folks with medical debt. The new law bans the transfer of medical debt to spouses and the denial of necessary medical care over unpaid bills. We heard from two Minnesotans who are directly affected by this new law.

In the span of a week, Minnesota high schoolers created and ran a mock government. We talked to the teen governors who were elected by their peers.

An outdoor adventure journalist shared her favorite Minnesota locations, plus tips for beginners to get outside this summer.

Pride Month can bring out divisions in our communities. We explored how families and rural communities in Minnesota are building bridges.

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