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Melanie Sommer

Melanie Sommer is the managing editor of online  for MPR News. She joined MPR  in 1995, as a manager of the news department. She became one of Minnesota Public Radio's two online news editors in November 2000.   She came to Minnesota Public Radio from Wisconsin Public Radio in Madison, Wis., where she worked for eight years as morning host and news anchor, and was news director for two years. Sommer and her husband live in the Twin Cities area with their three daughters, even though they remain diehard cheeseheads.

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