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Commentary: The Limits of Lake Wobegon 

Growing up, my family observed a familiar weekend ritual. Although we were not consistent Sunday church-goers, Saturday evenings were sacred. Every week we tuned-in religiously to a two-hour program on Minnesota Public Radio, “A Prairie Home Companion,” and we weren’t alone. By the time I remember listening in the mid-1980s, the show was nationally syndicated, and four […]