MPR News Update PM Edition for Sept. 23, 2014
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Developing: The latest on the Syrian airstrikes (And, from News Cut: A new style in announcing an old war) ... Photos: See the latest ouster at the Minnesota State Capitol (it's not what you think) ... Tomorrow on The Daily Circuit: Why Steve Almond is giving up on football ...
- Police: Body found in Moorhead likely missing NDSU student
The body matches the physical description and clothing of Tom Bearson, police said Tuesday afternoon. | Earlier: Freshman missing from North Dakota State University
- Minimum wage hikes nice but don't net much
Most state employers had to boost their minimum wage from $7.25 to $8 starting Aug. 1. But that pay increase looks a lot better on paper than in your pocket. | Topic: Business
- Voice in tune: Singing drives jazz teacher Vicky Mountain
Learning how to sing jazz, she says, means setting aside time to noodle, explore and discover what the voice, the instrument, can do. | More Minnesota Sounds and Voices
- Photos: Prost! Beer, good cheer flow at Munich's famous Oktoberfest
The 181st Oktoberfest opened its doors on Sept. 20 and will draw millions of visitors during the nearly three-week event. | More MPR News photo galleries
- More Americans favor mixing religion and politics, survey says
Nearly half of those surveyed think that houses of worship should make their views known on social and political issues. | Election 2014
- St. Paul curbs traffic on downtown bridge, citing structural concerns
City officials say the Kellogg Boulevard-Third Street Bridge is safe but added they'll immediately pursue funding to rebuild it.
- In California, less water means more West Nile virus
The season for West Nile has yet to peak, officials warn. Temperatures and infection rates are still rising.
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