Glen Campbell, the legendary singer and songwriter, is in the final stages of Alzheimer’s, an illness, of course, with no happy endings.

This week, he released his final ballad, which he recorded in January, right after he stopped performing in public. But he remained faithful to his promise not to hide his journey with the illness so that he could shed light on what 44 million Americans are going through.
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The suit to stop the unionization of Minnesota home day-care operators, the unemployment rate drops in Minnesota, how those little memory slips might suggest Alzheimer’s, a man who wanted to testify against Whitey Bulger turns up dead, and the 76-year-old Milwaukee man who doesn’t feel “that bad” about killing a 13-year-old. Here’s today’s news conversation Read more