MPR News Update for Sept. 16, 2014
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Great weather the next couple of days... MPR News has a new home page — check it out on your phone, tablet and desktop... On Updraft, Paul Huttner has an interesting post on the California drought...
Cover-up of clergy sex abuse goes back six decades Newly released church documents detail efforts by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to keep details of clergy sex abuse quiet. Archbishops transferred one priest to 14 parishes.
PreferredOne pulls out of MNsure The insurer covered nearly 60 percent of Minnesotans enrolled in health plans through MNsure. Its exit is a major blow to the exchange, which is set to open its next open enrollment period Nov. 15.
Peterson fallout: Nike stores pull jerseys; player's charity on 'hiatus' Companies and charitable groups with ties to the Minnesota Vikings and running back Adrian Peterson continue to rethink those relationships given Peterson's indictment on child abuse.
Dayton: Peterson is a 'public embarrassment' who should be suspended Still, the governor said in a statement to the Associated Press that Peterson is innocent until proven guilty.
Obama targets college sexual assault in new campaign The plan, called "It's On Us," is meant to challenge everyone on campus to actively engage in preventing sexual assault.
For Central American migrants crossing Mexico to the US, an arduous journey A photojournalist goes inside the world of people desperate to escape their conditions in Central America.
Hoffman tipster to collect $40K reward "Words cannot express the thanks we extend to the individual who led law enforcement to the suspect," the friends and family of victim Kelly Phillips said in a statement.
Serial rapist withdraws petition for release Convicted rapist Thomas Ray Duvall, 59, was appealing his civil commitment before a judicial panel in Hennepin County. Duvall's release was initially supported by state and county officials, but they withdrew support late last week.
How not to teach climate change New research suggests that emphasizing scientific progress won't promote environmental action. In fact, it may do the reverse.
Flatow, 'Science Friday' settle claims over misuse of federal grant Ira Flatow and the show did not admit any wrongdoing, but they agreed to not participate in federal grant programs for one year and will pay $146,000.
This day in '74: Dylan begins recording 'Blood on the Tracks' Today's Morning Edition music is from 40 years ago today when Bob Dylan began recording what would become one of his most popular albums.
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