When Janet Rowles filmed an African-American man getting stopped by an Edina police officer for walking in the street, she was unaware the impact of social media. The video not only went viral, but it also put pressure on Edina police to dismiss charges. MPR News reporter Marianna Combs spoke to Rowles about her video that sparked outrage and what it was like to witness a police arrest. Michael Quinn, a former sergeant from the Minneapolis Police Department, joined the conversation.
HealthPartners president and CEO Mary Brainerd will retire from her post in June after 15 years at the head of the health giant. She joined the program to discuss her career, the state of health care in the U.S., and health care policies being discussed both in St. Paul and in Washington.
MPR News host Tom Weber spoke with magazine writer Frank Bures, author of the new book, "The Geography of Madness: Penis Thieves, Voodoo Death, and the Search for the Meaning of the World's Strangest Syndromes" 8/2/16
Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday that he has prostate cancer. Dr. Badrinath Konety, chair of the Department of Urology at the University of Minnesota joined the program to help us understand Dayton's diagnosis and how it impacts his day to day life.