MPR News Update, PM Edition for Oct. 24, 2016
Monday, October 24, 2016
Good afternoon! Looking forward to that big Thanksgiving dinner, but dreading the calorie intake? Minnesota's state parks are there to help. Like last year, officials are
waiving the enterence fee on the day after Thanksgiving in an effort to get Minnesotans to spend time with family outdoors. | Forecast
1960s pop singer Bobby Vee has died at age 73 Pop singer Bobby Vee, who got his start in Moorhead, Minnesota when he was just 15, has died. He was 73. |
'Teen Idol' honors legacy of pop star Bobby Vee
Trump took $17 million in insurance for damage few remember Donald Trump said he received a $17 million insurance payment in 2005 for hurricane damage to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, but The Associated Press found little evidence of such large-scale damage. | A Civil War history lesson on Trump's visit to Gettysburg
Authorities lack 'manpower' to remove pipeline protest camp The scores of people who set up a new camp of tents and teepees on private land in North Dakota to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline won't immediately be removed, the local sheriff's office said Monday. | The Dakota Access pipeline and protest
Fire deaths down dramatically in Minnesota, 'vaping' may be one reason "We are on record pace for having the lowest number of fire deaths ever in Minnesota, and we surely hope that pace continues," said Minnesota State Fire Marshal Bruce West.
What are the main reasons teachers call it quits? Teachers in the U.S. flee the profession at rates higher than other developed nations. Often, the reasons have little to do with pay, parents or students. | Education
10 deaths, one day: A look at the youngest victims of gun violence On average, seven children and teens are killed by guns each day in the U.S. Reporter Gary Younge picked one day -- Nov. 23, 2013 -- and profiled the ten boys who died on that date.
One-fourth of U.S. cancer deaths linked with 1 thing: smoking Lung, throat, stomach, liver, colon, pancreas and kidney cancers were among those included in the study, along with leukemia.
Judge awards $15 million to victims of 2014 Rochester crash The victims' family sued Gerald Mohs and three bars that served him alcohol for wrongful death and personal injury.
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