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MN Blog Cabin Roundup, 1/25

St. Paul isn’t Minneapolis, breaking down the budget, economic growth in Japan, Jesus had a brain and more.

MN Blog Cabin Roundup, 12/14

Property tax reforms, who’s a Christian?, Minnesota winter survival tips, an adventure camp for autistic adults and legacies remembered.

MN Blog Cabin Roundup, 12/7

Funding the stadium by losing money, income inequality threatens Minnesota’s future, where metro streets got their names and more.

Islamists silence the musicians who guide rural Mali

For centuries, griots have directed ceremonies, smoothed over disputes, and served as repositories of history and genealogy. Now in northern Mali they are out of a job.