MPR News Update for May 3, 2016
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Analysis by amateur historians has called into question the identity of some of the men depicted in an iconic World War II photograph. Now the Marine Corps is taking another look. | NewsCut
- Viewer's Guide: Cruz, Sanders want campaign boost in Indiana
Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are all-in for Indiana as they try to stave off the growing aura of inevitability surrounding their opponents. | 4 things to watch | Election 2016
- St. Paul police seek suspect in brutal attack of 5-year-old girl
Police say a bus driver spotted the girl hiding behind a tree, with a bloody face.
- DFL wants student support funds now, but GOP isn't budging
Advocates say the need for more counselors, social workers and other support workers is critical in Minnesota. But heading into negotiations, the DFL-controlled Senate and GOP-controlled House are far apart on the issue. | Education
- St. Cloud female tennis players sue university
Women's tennis is one of the six athletic programs St. Cloud plans to cut for budgetary reasons at the end of the school year.
- Photos: Inside the state Capitol renovation
While the state Capitol remodel won't be complete for another eight months, there are signs of progress as scaffolding starts to come down.
- The gap year: Tips for Malia Obama and other high school grads
Evidence shows that students who take a year off before college may be more successful academically and more able to find meaningful work after graduating. But those benefits don't come automatically.
- 'Hamilton' nets record 16 Tony Award nominations
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and force behind "Hamilton," is nominated for three individual awards, including best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical.
- 'I Hate Fairyland' takes on Princess Syndrome
Skottie Young's comic may horrify (or delight) the parents of princess-obsessed kids. It's the story of a not-so-little girl who's gone a little violent after 27 years trapped in a sparkly fairyland. | The Thread
- ICYMI: Bachelor Farmer chef wins James Beard award for best in Midwest
Paul Berglund of Minneapolis' Bachelor Farmer won the prestigious James Beard award for best chef in the Midwest on Monday night in New York City.
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