On Friday, April 14, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 600 points and the Nasdaq index fell by nearly ten percent as investors fretted about the onset of a bear market. But in St. Paul, Minnesota Public Radio was in a bullish mood. That day officials at the public-radio behemoth, whose 30-station network includes KSJN-FM and KNOW-FM in the Twin Cities, announced that they were buying Los Angeles-based Marketplace Productions, producer of the popular... More >>>