MPR News Update for Oct. 13, 2015
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
A divided Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled a blood draw is more invasive than a breath test and so requires a warrant. The decision reins in the state's law criminalizing suspected DUI drivers who refuse alcohol testing.
- What to watch for at Democrats' first debate
Hillary Clinton needs to appear likable and trustworthy, while Bernie Sanders needs to appear presidential. Others need to make the case for why voters should give them a look. | Politics
- St. Paul officials want soccer stadium talks kept in dark
St. Paul leaders and the Metropolitan Council are trying to limit disclosure of information related to a potential Major League Soccer stadium. One expert says the city's secrecy arguments are weak.
- World's biggest beer makers agree to join forces
SABMiller accepted in principle an improved takeover bid from Anheuser Busch InBev. The new company would control nearly a third of the global beer market. | Business
- Elk River priest on leave amid sex abuse claim from 1970s
The Rev. Antonio Marfori says there's no truth in a lawsuit accusing him of sexually abusing a teenage boy nearly four decades ago. | Special Investigation: Betrayed by Silence
- ICYMI: SPCO concerts mix spiritual and secular, rock and classical
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's "Liquid Music" series explores worlds that don't often mingle. | Arts
- Time works better than physical therapy for lower back pain
Many people want relief from lower back pain. Physical therapy isn't a cure, a study finds, but it does help some people regain mobility more quickly. | Health
- MSP officials: MEA weekend means packed airport, so come early
With public schools closing early this week, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport officials expect a crowded airport and are cautioning people to get to the airport earlier than usual.
- 'Fargo' recap: The Waffle Hut will never be the same
In the first episode of season two, we meet North Dakota's reigning crime family and the intrepid state troopers of Luverne, Minn. | Subscribe to the podcast
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