MPR News Update for Oct. 20, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014
The Minnesota music scene lost two giants this weekend: composer Stephen Paulus and jazz radio legend Leigh Kamman. Explore the MPR News archive to hear Paulus and Kamman in their own words.
- Lawyer's deal with archdiocese arouses skepticism
The imbroglio around the archdiocese's handling of clergy sex abuse continues: Suddenly, the church's most pugnacious critic was making deals with figures he had called criminal conspirators. | Betrayed by Silence: An MPR News investigation
- Fitch pleads not guilty in murder of Mendota Heights officer
Brian Fitch Sr.'s lawyers want his trial moved out of the Twin Cities because of extensive publicity about the case. They also want statements he made while hospitalized suppressed. | Charges: Brian Fitch admitted killing Officer Patrick, hating cops
- Twin Cities Liberians lean on faith to fight Ebola
A church service was part religious revival, part public health symposium that included a state health department epidemiologist. | Full Ebola coverage
- Tuesday on The Daily Circuit: Mayors talk policing, public transit, budgets
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman visit the studio to talk about the biggest issues facing their cities. | The Daily Circuit
- DNR: Encouraging signs in latest Mille Lacs walleye survey
Walleye numbers on the lake remain the lowest in decades, but the fall survey found the highest number of yearling walleyes since 2008.
- From Monday's Daily Circuit: A guide to Minnesota bird migration this fall
Sharon "Birdchick" Stiteler joined The Daily Circuit to talk about birds on the move, and how those that stay are preparing for the winter. | The Daily Circuit | @birdchick on Twitter
- Power play: How women have dressed for workplace success
How do women project authority at today's office? Good tailoring is just one part of the solution.
- Foreclosure with an upside? Here's how it works
Minnesotans in foreclosure can sometimes walk away from the process with tens of thousands of dollars -- but only if they know how the system operates.
- Ebola patient released from Atlanta hospital
The man is a doctor who had been working in an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone when he tested positive for the disease. | Full Ebola coverage
- At U of M, Muslim students struggle to stick to religious diet
Muslim University of Minnesota students say an area with a dearth of halal-certified food has complicated eating on campus and, at times, isolated the community.
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