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Power Pairs: Listen to a new series featuring prominent Minnesotans in a close relationship. Maybe they're siblings, a married couple or best friends. You may know of them separately but they reveal a whole new side of themselves when Angela Davis sits them down together. Listen to the interviews here.

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Astronaut Mae Jemison on a mission to get more women in STEM
Dr. Mae Jemison made history in 1992 when she became the first African-American woman to travel to space. Now she's working to get more women and girls into science, technology, engineering, and math.
How can we prevent opioid addiction?
Three guests spoke with MPR News host Angela Davis about working with patients who are prescribed opioids and attempts to keep the addictive drugs out of the hands of young, vulnerable people.
Two high school leaders and a professor from the University of St. Thomas spoke about what the civil rights movement means to them, and what they are dealing with today when it comes to race.
Richfield, Moorhead, and Brooklyn Center all elected their first mayors of color this past November. Those mayors talked with Angela Davis about the issues facing their communities and how those communities are changing.
The man who brought the "I Voted" stickers to Minnesota has worked his last election. Joe Mansky will retire in March after decades of running elections.
Housing and homelessness are top of mind in Minnesota which means that Jennifer Ho, Minnesota's new housing commissioner, has a lot on her list of issues to tackle.
You know the T. rex. But do you know the Spinosaurus? Along with other scientists, Paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim worked with new fossil discoveries and old drawings to bring the giant creature back to science.
Despite a lack of snow in some parts of Minnesota, there are plenty of outdoor activities available this winter -- including some of the best ice skating in years.
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