MPR News Update, PM Edition for May 25, 2016
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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- Wisconsin, other states sue over Obama's school transgender directive
The challenge, which asks a judge to declare the directive unlawful, follows a federal directive to U.S. schools this month to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
- U president says lack of bonding bill is a step backwards
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler has a list of spending priorities that need approval from the Legislature. He assess what state lawmakers and the governor have done -- and not done -- so far this year.
- To love, honor and share a credit card statement
A new study finds that two in five Americans who have combined finances admit to lying to their partner or hiding information about money matters -- and it's on the rise.
- Sex abuse victims say Minn. law brought hope, chance for justice
The 2013 Minnesota Child Victims Act opened a legal door to hundreds of victims and shook the Catholic church and other institutions to their core. Today is the last day victims can file claims.
- Mpls. school board picks Ed Graff as next superintendent
The board aims to vote on a contract with Graff Friday and start his term as superintendent in July.
- Land O'Lakes, Minnesota partner on water quality initiative
Gov. Mark Dayton and Land O'Lakes officials will announce details later today, but the basic outline calls for Land O'Lakes' more than 4,000 member farms to implement better practices on water quality.
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