MPR News Update for March 26, 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
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- Vikings pitch bricks, Twitter throws them back
The Minnesota Vikings launched an online campaign Thursday to sell bricks inscribed with personal messages. Social media responded with brickbats.
- Authorities bust Colorado-Minnesota pot pipeline
The group falsely posed as licensed medical marijuana caregivers and small business owners and moved as much as 400 pounds of pot outside of Colorado, mostly to Minnesota, each month.
- Music helps keep Parkinson's patients going
At Struthers Parkinson's Center in Golden Valley, music therapist Sandi Holten combines exercise and song to ease the symptoms of Parkinson's patients.
- Major League Soccer not so major in global soccer marketplace
Major League Soccer is coming to the Twin Cities. The league made it official Wednesday when they announced that an expansion franchise had been awarded to Minneapolis.
- Photos: Star Tribune staff says goodbye to old building
The newspaper's landmark Minneapolis headquarters is being torn down so the land can be used for a park.
- Richard III reburied after being found under parking lot
Richard III, the last English king to die in battle, was finally given a burial fit for a king -- some 530 years after he perished.
- 'Downton Abbey' to end after sixth season
Recent reports were officially confirmed Thursday -- the upcoming sixth season will be the last for Downton Abbey.
- Should drinkers be concerned about arsenic in California wine?
How does arsenic show up in cheap wines from California?
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