MPR News Update for May 26
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Good morning! Mixed sun and clouds today with a high of around 70. Now that it's unofficially summer, be sure to check out this survival guide on Minnesota's most pesky pest: the mosquito. | Forecast
- Charter buying Time Warner Cable in $55.33B deal
The deal comes a month after Comcast walked away from a bid for Time Warner Cable after intense pressure from regulators. | Business
- 2 dead, several hurt in shooting at Grand Forks Wal-Mart
Police did not immediately release any details on the shooter but did say that they do not believe there is any further risk to the general public.
- At some MN clinics, the doctor and lawyer will see you now
Some health care clinics are adding on-site attorneys to their teams of doctors and nurses to provide convenient, free legal advice to low-income patients. The partnerships may be saving lives. | Health
- 2 boys rescued from abandoned pool; 1 in critical condition
St. Paul Fire Marshal Zaccard says the older boy saw his brother struggling in the water Monday afternoon and got in to save him, but also got into trouble.
- 6 arrested after water balloon attack on pedal pub riders
Six people are facing potential criminal penalties in a series of water attacks on drivers and passengers of three pedal pubs in Minneapolis -- including one that carried six off-duty police officers.
- Photos: Remembering fallen soldiers at Fort Snelling
A large crowd gathered at Fort Snelling National Cemetery Monday to remember those missing in action, prisoners of war and soldiers who lost their lives in battle. | A historical look at Memorial Day across Minnesota
- Don't write off paper just yet
In today's digital age it's easy to forget about paper, but as one paper pusher says, "a paperless society is about as plausible as a paperless bathroom."
- Minnesota Marine Art Museum has great works, stories
The museum's collection includes more than 1,000 pieces of art from realists, impressionists and modernists. It also showcases works by local and regional artists. | More Minnesota Sounds & Voices
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