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The are certain moments in time that people can reflect exactly where they were when it happened (i.e.- Challenger disaster, 9/11 terrorist attack). For many Minnesotans, the collapse of 35W bridge in Minneapolis is one of those moments.

This audio opens with breaking news coverage from MPR’s All Things Considered on that night and includes numerous interviews and descriptions from individuals on the scene. The continued MPR Special Coverage interrupted the regular programming of Marketplace and BBC World News.

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