MPR News Update for May 4, 2015
Monday, May 4, 2015
- MNsure chief Leitz stepping down
Allison O'Toole, the agency's deputy director of external affairs, will take over as interim head of MNsure, officials said Monday.
- Duluth weighs replacing zoo; supporters tout its value
With a costly upgrade needed for the Lake Superior Zoo, city officials are weighing whether to transform it into different kind of attraction. But zoo supporters say the city needs it.
- Royal baby's name revealed: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
Charlotte is a nod to the newborn's grandfather, Prince Charles. The middle names honor Queen Elizabeth II, the infant's great-grandmother, and the late Princess Diana, William's mother.
- Why your future vaccination might not be a shot
Step aside, injections! The next flu vaccine you see might look more like a bandage — a patch covered in 100 microscopic needles that dissolve in the skin in minutes. | Health
- Listen: David Brooks on defining moral character
New York Times columnist David Brooks talked with MPR News' Kerri Miller about his new book "The Road to Character."
- When college is worth the money (and when it's not)
MPR News' Kerri Miller talked with two experts on how to determine the value of post-secondary education. | Education
- Garrison Keillor plans 30-city tour this summer
Keillor hits the road this summer to celebrate the 41st anniversary of his radio variety show "A Prairie Home Companion." | Arts
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