MPR News Update, PM Edition for March 30, 2017
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Good afternoon! Attention food fans, who also don't mind watching a little baseball, the Minnesota Twins and their food service provider unveiled the
newest eatery options for the year at Target Field. | Forecast
White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material The White House has invited the heads of congressional intelligence committees investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election to view materials found by the National Security Council. | As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans
#BlackWomenAtWork: Women speak out after criticism of journalist, congresswoman Incidents like the ones involving veteran reporter April Ryan and Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters this week are "not a rarity" for black women in the workplace, says activist Brittany Packnett. | Rep. Maxine Waters' no-holds-barred remarks find fans
North Carolina Legislature passes compromise to repeal 'bathroom bill' LGBT activists say the bill is not a true repeal and would leave in place "the harms of the discriminatory HB2 law." The measure was passed by both houses of the state Legislature on Thursday.
Man who triggered Amber Alert charged with assault A Minneapolis man who triggered an Amber Alert this week is now charged with assault for allegedly stabbing the child's mother.
Authorities seek driver after shot fired in east metro road rage The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public's help after an early morning road rage incident in White Bear Lake where a man allegedly fired a gun at another vehicle.
Police videos aren't going away. How can we learn from them? In the era of body cameras and cellphones, the act of seeing police do their job is radically altering the public-police relationship, and changing civilian and police behavior and perceptions alike.
Something completely different at McDonald's: Fresh beef The fast food giant said Thursday that it will swap frozen beef patties for fresh ones in its Quarter Pounder burgers by sometime next year at most of its U.S. locations.
The U.S. is ramping up military engagement, which could be a risk for Trump President Trump seems to have given the U.S. military a freer hand - but without apparent diplomatic or political strategies to accompany the increased military engagement.
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