MPR News Update, PM Edition for July 22, 2016
Friday, July 22, 2016
Good afternoon! Dennis Green, a trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s
has died. He was 67. Green spent 10 seasons in Minnesota, leading the Vikings to eight playoff appearances and two NFC championship games. The Vikings on Friday held a moment of silence for Green during the grand opening ceremonies at the team's new home, U.S. Bank Stadium. | Forecast
Police give all-clear in Munich shooting; say suspect dead Munich police warned people to avoid public places Friday as they hunted for the shooter or shooters who opened fire at a shopping mall, killing six people and wounding others in a rampage described as "suspected terrorism," police and media reports said.
Hillary Clinton to name pick for vice president on Friday Hillary Clinton will introduce her running mate Friday, seeking to snatch attention from newly crowned Republican nominee Donald Trump just hours after he closed out his convention with a fiery and foreboding turn at the podium. | Related: Complete coverage of Election 2016
Crews push to get the power on after northern Minn. storms Despite progress restoring electricity to thousands of homes following Thursday morning's intense thunderstorms, it will be several more days before power returns to all of northeastern Minnesota.
Father arrested in fatal shooting of son in Blaine Authorities say the 61-year-old father called Blaine police about 7 a.m. Friday and told them he had just shot his 38-year-old son.
First White House Eid celebration draws some Minnesota applause Hundreds of Muslims packed the White House to mark the end of Ramadan for an evening of positive reflection about their community. | Related: MN delegates think Trump has chance in state that went for Ventura
I-94 St. Paul shutdown tops Twin Cities weekend road woes Interstate 94 shuts down in both directions Friday night through Sunday afternoon between Lexington Parkway and Interstate 35E. So sigh deeply, then read on.
North Miami officer was aiming at man with autism, union chief says Days after Charles Kinsey was shot by North Miami police as the behavioral health care worker tried to help a patient, we now know more about the officer who fired the shot -- and according to the head of the local police union, the officer was trying to shoot Kinsey's patient, a man with autism, not Kinsey.
Ex-KKK leader David Duke signs up to run for US Senate seat Duke, an avowed white supremacist, officially signed up Friday to run in Louisiana, saying "the climate of this country has moved in my direction."
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