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Greg Barron Listens to audio

Greg Barron is a Peabody award winning reporter who worked in the MPR newsroom in the early 1970s.

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Bao Vang left Thailand for the U.S. at 10. Courtesy of Bao Vang

2015 year marks the 40th anniversary of the Hmong arrival in Minnesota. Take a tour through the MPR archives to look back at the story of Hmong resettlement in the state.

This Week in History

St. Paul council passes gay rights ordinance

1990
Jun 26, 1990

Gays and lesbians in St. Paul have gone without legal protection from discrimination since 1978, when voters repealed homosexual rights legislation that had been in effect for four years.

Roe v. Piche - ruling on priest sex abuse case

1994
Jun 28, 1994

Roe v. Piche - ruling on priest sex abuse case; MPR News Feature

Reform Party Senate candidate Dean Barkley on Midday

1996
Jun 26, 1996

The Reform Party's newly endorsed candidate for the U.S. Senate, Dean Barkley, is on Midday to answer listener questions, as part of a series of programs with the candidates for U.S. Senate which will be running on Midday all summer and fall.  Membership drive in the last ten minutes.