MPR News Update AM Edition for September 18, 2014
Thursday, September 18, 2014
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St. Thomas professor sued for child abuse resigns A woman last year accused the Rev. Michael Keating of sexually abusing her when she was a teen. | Investigation: Betrayed by Silence
Enterovirus D68 cases confirmed in Minnesota Minnesota health officials suspected the respiratory illness was already sickening people in the state. On Wednesday, it was confirmed. | Topic: Health
Mother: Peterson 'trying hard to be a good parent' Adrian Peterson's mother Bonita Jackson told the Houston Chronicle, "When you whip those you love, it's not about abuse, but love. You want to make them understand that they did wrong."
Cardinals running back arrested for assaulting toddler, woman Police say the victims are a 27-year-old woman and an 18-month-old child.
General Mills stock declines on poor earnings news The food giant has been hit by high advertising costs and the cost-cutting ways of many consumers. | Topic: Business
What MNsure's loss of PreferredOne means to health insurance customers Among the companies selling commercial plans through MNsure, PreferredOne was the smallest by revenue, but offered the lowest prices and won the biggest slice of the pie.
Two shootings in Minneapolis likely are connected, police say A Minneapolis teen died in one of two shootings that occurred Tuesday.
Developer adjusts downtown deal; Mpls. leaders skeptical The deal would let Minneapolis kill a proposed deal to build an apartment tower near the Vikings stadium if Ryan moved too slowly. | Blog: Stadium Watch
Minnesota House members split on vote to arm Syrian rebels fighting ISIS Debate centered around whether there were reliable American allies among the Free Syrian Army.
Rolling Jubilee is making student loans disappear Since November 2012, Rolling Jubilee has purchased and eradicated about $15 million worth of medical debt. Today, the group announced that it has erased $3.9 million in private student loans.
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