MPR News Update for Oct. 20, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014
Feels like a reprieve:
More good weather today... ICYMI: Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me turned its rapier wit on a Minnesota woman this past weekend. Host Peter Sagal described the case of "the remarkable woman who, working for the city of St. Paul, smashed a city car into her own car then sued the city 'cause some negligent city worker smashed her car."
Foreclosure with an upside? Here's how it works Minnesotans in foreclosure can sometimes walk away from the process with tens of thousands of dollars -- but only if they know how the system operates. | Business
At U of M, Muslim students struggle to stick to religious diet Muslim University of Minnesota students say an area with a dearth of halal-certified food has complicated eating on campus and, at times, isolated the community. | Education
Twin Cities composer Stephen Paulus dies at 65 He wrote hundreds of works, including nearly 60 orchestral scores, 10 operas and 150 choral pieces.
Twin Cities Liberians lean on faith to fight Ebola A church service was part religious revival, part public health symposium that included a state health department epidemiologist. | More Ebola stories
St. Paul calls for bird-safe Vikings stadium glass Both cities implemented a federal treaty for the conservation of migratory birds in 2011.
Dayton, Johnson debate middle class, gun control The candidates for governor have one more debate scheduled on October 31. | Election 2014 | Select a Candidate | Policast podcast | Capitol View
The right way to complain about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame The institution announced its shortlist for induction into the Hall Class of 2015 Thursday.
Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest Keene, New Hampshire, police did not have a final count of arrests Sunday, but the department's police log shows officers responded to 235 calls between 2:30 a.m. Friday and 3:30 a.m. Sunday and made at least 49 arrests.
One feminist critic's battle with gaming's darker side The threats against women in the gaming industry are part of a larger ongoing debate about sexism, misogyny and harassment in the video game community.
Jazz radio legend Leigh Kamman dies at 92 Kamman began his broadcasting career in Minnesota in 1939. He worked in New York City during the 1950s, where he interviewed such jazz greats as Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday.
Photos: One (last?) spectacular week of fall color We wanted to take one last look before it's too late. | Photo galleries
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