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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Is Angelina Jolie's Medical Choice Available to All Women? | Rep. Keith Ellison on Islamophobia and Home-Grown Terrorism | The Music Scene of Minneapolis |The Death of American Liberalism? | How does the Affordable Care Act Affect Independent Care Providers? | Google's Vision for “The New Digital Age"

Is Angelina Jolie's Medical Choice Available to All Women?

In an op-ed piece for our partner The New York Times, actress and director Angelina Jolie announced that she recently underwent a double mastectomy after learning that she is a carrier of the BRCA1 breast cancer gene and was at high risk for developing the disease. Is her choice one that is available to all women? 

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Rep. Keith Ellison on Islamophobia and Home-Grown Terrorism

In the wake of a Minnesota case in which nine Somali immigrants left the U.S. to fight with Al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda-linked militant group fighting to create an Islamic state in Somalia, and the Boston bombing, Americans are re-thinking our understanding of home-grown terrorism. While Congressman Keith Ellison, Democrat from Minnesota’s fifth district, is certainly concerned about these recent cases, as the first Muslim representative elected to Congress, he also cautions against undue surveillance of Muslim communities.

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The Music Scene of Minneapolis

Today, as The Takeaway broadcasts from Minnesota Public Radio, we look at the music scene in the Twin Cities, where some of the nation's biggest headliners got their start, from Bob Dylan to Prince. Musician Jeremy Messersmith acts as a tour guide around Minneapolis/St. Paul. 

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How Does the Affordable Care Act Affect Independent Care Providers?

The Obama administration has said that the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges are very good news for people who don't have affordable insurance coverage through their workplaces or have been in and out of the market. But is it good news for independent health care providers? One provider says that because of the ACA, his practice is losing revenue.

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