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Hurry! If you haven't entered the giveaway for a chance to win a cruise trip on the Danube, this weekend is your last chance!
Join Fred Child as he explores classical music capitals, enjoys unforgettable live concerts and more. Enter to win by February 15th.
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Do or would you eat "meat free" meat?

James Norton, editor of the online culinary journal Heavy Table, joined MPR News host Tom Crann to talk about vegetarian meats and the Herbivorous Butcher. Listen in.
James Norton, editor of the online culinary journal Heavy Table, joined MPR News host Tom Crann to talk about faux meats and the Herbivorous Butcher.
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My girlfriend is vegan and we have stopped here a few times now. As a carnivore I was pretty happy with all their selections! And the cheeses!
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"Frédéric Chopin and I have two things in common: living in Paris in our early 20s, and Parc Monceau.

For Chopin, moving here from Poland as a 21-year-old in 1831 brought him to the center of the Romantic world. Playing in Paris's salons, the young composer inserted himself into the city's musical and intellectual scene. Music publishers were open to printing his music, and he made a steady living from teaching piano to the children of Paris's upper class."

So begins Hailey Colwell's essay on Classical MPR...
As she jogs past Chopin's statue in Parc Monceau, Hailey Colwell reflects on how the great composer first came to Paris when he was her age.
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The Current's listeners selected Ella Fitzgerald as one the honorees for Black History Month. Learn more about the unparalleled performer:
The Great American Songbook is the umbrella term for the most significant and timeless popular works from the 1920s through the '50s, and a case can be made that Ella Fitzgerald left the most indelible stamp on those classics. Read more about Fitzgerald, whom The Current's listeners selected as one the honorees for Black History Month.
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"'Deadpool' is the superhero movie I've been waiting for for ages," says Euan Kerr.
MPR Cube Critic Euan Kerr joins Sean McPherson and Jim McGuinn to talk about 'Deadpool', a superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.
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Something pretty neat happened to the Lost Boys of Sudan today when they were touring the presidential library of George W. Bush. They got to meet a president, the Dallas Morning News reports, when President Bush surprised them.
The lost boys escaped the war between north and south region of Sudan. The north was primarily Muslim, the south Christian. Most of the boys were orphaned by the killings. About 90 percent of the boys have become American cit...
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Invoking the aesthetics of atomic-age tourism posters of the 1950s, [Jet Propulsion Laboratories] on Wednesday released a series of poster images celebrating celestial destinations — some of the newly discovered exoplanets, our neighbors across the solar system and some of their moons — through the eyes of an interplanetary travel agency.

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A NASA lab released a series of posters Wednesday that Invoke the aesthetics of atomic age tourism posters of the 1950s, while looking toward future space travel.
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"The presidential race rolls into Minnesota with precinct caucuses on March 1. And there’s an easy way to find out where to go, regardless of your political preference." - writes Brian Bakst of MPR News
Minnesota voters can weigh in on presidential race come March 1. Knowing where to go is half the battle.
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MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota climatologist Mark Seeley about the month of February so far, which has been warmer than average.

We are due do get a brief cold spell soon, but will warm up again.

He also talks about shallow frost depths in much of Minnesota, which is good news for farmers and gardeners.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota climatologist Mark Seeley about the month of February so far, which has been warmer than average.
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If you love the National Parks of the United States, listen to Conrad Anker's conversation with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio.
A conversation with famed mountaineer Conrad Anker.
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MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor for the Star Tribune, about Banham's play lately, and her prospects in the next WNBA draft.
The University of Minnesota women's basketball team beat Nebraska 110-73 Thursday night at Williams Arena. Rachel Banham scored 32 points to lead the Gophers.
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With the 1,000-year anniversary of the split just a few short decades away, Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will meet Friday in Havana as they attempt to bury the hatchet.
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