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This year the movies brought us a colorful array of characters, from superheroes to resourceful widows to struggling mothers. Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis, hosts of the MPR's Cube Critics, joined host Angela Davis to talk about the best actor performances of 2018.
Move from Minneapolis homeless camp to temporary shelter is in final stages
This was a significant week at the homeless encampment in Minneapolis. Most of the people living in tents along Hiawatha Avenue have now moved into what's called a navigation center.
DNA kits are a popular gift this holiday season. Two guests joined Angela Davis to talk about how they work, and what to know before you give — or take — one.
Host Angela Davis explores the changes Clay County is doing. Also MPR's mental health reporter Alisa Roth shares her research on the criminal justice system and a University of Minnesota professor told us what he experienced when he was behind bars years ago.
From the mouths of babes: What toys to buy this holiday season
Host Angela Davis spoke with the experts -- first and second graders -- about what they really want and what to avoid. Here's a hint: No clothes.
Iconic drummer and performer Sheila E. is back for her birthday
Sheila E., known for her percussion work and her collaborations with Prince as well jazz artists like George Duke, will perform at First Ave on her birthday, Dec. 12.
MPR News host Angela Davis spoke with two guests about why it's important for an orchestra to have a good music director — and what makes a good one.