MPR News Update for Feb. 10
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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- Trump, Sanders win New Hampshire primaries
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders added crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscored voters' insistence on shaking up American politics. | After months of focus on just 2 states, candidates scramble to appeal to 2 more
- Beyond clergy: Ex-Boy Scouts tap Minn. law to press sex abuse claims
The Catholic Church hasn't been the only target of Minnesota lawsuits aimed at shedding light on a hidden past. Local Boy Scout organizations are also grappling with accusations of child molestation. | Previously: Ramsey County official sues Boy Scouts for alleged sex abuse
- Dayton's paid parental leave pitch sets stage for debate
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce says more companies are finding ways to offer parental leave. But it also says it's best to let employers figure out how to do that. | Tuesday: Dayton wants paid parental leave for state workers
- Hundreds protest Central States pension cuts
The Treasury has until May to approve or deny the pension plan's application.
- Judge declines to dismiss St. Paul skyway arrest lawsuit
A federal judge said there are too many disputed facts surrounding the incident, and that Chris Lollie's lawsuit against the city and three officers should be decided by a jury. | September 2014: Police release skyway surveillance video
- U of M study finds 'health care homes' model pays off
Developed as a way of coordinating patient care, the model improves quality and saves money at the same time.
- Charitable giving increasing from top Minnesota donors
The Margaret A. Cargill Foundation led the rankings with $150 million in donations, with Target and General Mills foundations rounding out the top three donors.
- Whether made by a computer or a cello, to composer Daniel Wohl it's all sound
Daniel Wohl's performance of his album "Holographic," part of SPCO's Liquid Music Series, grew out of unusual collaborations. | Arts & Culture
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