MPR News Update for Oct. 24, 2014
Friday, October 24, 2014
Another great fall day, and it could be the last chance of a stray 70 degree mark for a long time... As we get closer to the November election, answer the question: Is Minnesota headed in the right direction?
- Widowed by Ebola, MN woman fights to claim spouse's Social Security
The Nigerian government isn't releasing a death certificate for Patrick Sawyer, one of the first Americans to die of Ebola. And that's a problem for his family in Minnesota.
- Democrats Clinton, Biden headline rallies for Franken, Dayton and Nolan
Two potential 2016 presidential rivals were in Minnesota Thursday, but not to campaign for themselves. | Election 2014 | Select a Candidate | Policast podcast | Capitol View
- With Ferguson protests, 20-somethings become first-time activists
It's a role many say they never considered until Michael Brown's death made them want to work for change.
- Park Service construction damaged Native American burial sites in Iowa, elsewhere
Imagine being able to drive an all-terrain vehicle right up next to a sacred earthen Native American burial mound. At Effigy Mounds National Monument, you can.
- How 'foodies' were duped into thinking McDonald's was high end food
The gambit started with bite-size samples attractively arranged on a platter with serving toothpicks.
- Coffee-shop inspired ballet comes to Union Depot
The ballet, "Black Dog Cafe," is named after the coffee shop two blocks down from the train station will be performed on Saturday.
- Dave Ray's music celebrated with new release
A box set to be released Tuesday on Red House Records traces Dave Ray's evolution from an imitator to an interpreter of the blues. | Arts
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