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About 135,000 Minnesota adults ages 18 to 64 years old secured health coverage over the past year, a jump that drove down the uninsured rate for that group, officials say. (12/17/2014)
MPR News on Wednesday was named the recipient of an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for it's "Betrayed by Silence" series, which exposed how leaders of the Archdiocese of the Twin Cities Archdiocese continued to cover up abuse of children by priests. (12/17/2014)
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Minneapolis Public Schools' superintendent Bernadeia Johnson is stepping down from the job she has held for more than four years, creating more turmoil in the district at a time when it faces tough challenges. (12/16/2014)
Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson has lost his appeal to be reinstated into the NFL, the league said Friday. The players union says it's weighing "immediate legal remedies." (12/12/2014)
The Piano Man will play one show at 8 p.m. May 16. Tickets go on sale Dec. 19. (12/11/2014)
On Monday, police arrested a 25-year-old Minneapolis man on probable cause of murder. (12/10/2014)
The Minneapolis City Council Friday voted to immediately ban electronic cigarette use from restaurants, stores, workplaces and other venues. (12/05/2014)
Philip Brunelle and VocalEssence joined MPR News' The Daily Circuit for the annual exploration of Christmas carols that some folks might like to forget. (12/04/2014)
News coverage of the killing of a Mendota Heights police officer creates a "reasonable likelihood" that Brian Fitch would not get a fair trial in Dakota County, a judge ruled. (12/02/2014)
The website of Minnesota-based Best Buy was unavailable to customers for more than two hours Friday morning. (11/28/2014)
Valeria Silva says she "reacted emotionally" but wasn't trying to "challenge the judgment of the police or the grand jury." (11/26/2014)
The former Hennepin County Board Chair asked that Deea LeShawn Elliot receive counseling and be required to study the arts. (11/25/2014)
Two young Minnesotans face federal conspiracy charges tied to their alleged efforts to provide "material support" to the radical group Islamic State, also known as ISIS. (11/25/2014)
The baby gorilla was doing well on Saturday, according to zoo officials, but on Sunday it became clear the health of the four-day-old was failing. (11/24/2014)
Kevin Ramach says he is stepping down to do creative work. Nina Archabal, most recently the director of the Minnesota Historical Society, will become interim director. (11/21/2014)