Both the Minnesota Orchestra and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra are in the middle of negotiating new contracts with musicians. Both face multi-million dollar deficits, and a quick resolution is unlikely. MPR explores issues at the heart of the question: Does the state need two world-class orchestras?
Backlash after MN lawmaker calls Sen. Tina Smith 'empty-headed pile of nothing'
State Sen. David Osmek made some controversial remarks on the "Up and At 'Em" podcast.