MPR News Update for March 26
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Good morning! Cloudy again today with a high of around 36. Break out the "Green Eggs and Ham," a Seuss museum is in the works. But you'll have to be patient -- it won't open until 2016. | Forecast
- Minnesota ramps up hunt for arsenic in wells
Health officials are in the midst of testing and retesting hundreds of private wells for arsenic, in order to better measure and reduce the effects of the carcinogen. They estimate 10 percent of the state's 450,000 private wells have levels of the naturally occurring arsenic that exceed federal standards. | Special report: Beneath the Surface
- Major League Soccer team coming to Minneapolis
The franchise was awarded to investors led by Bill McGuire, who owns a minor league soccer team. | 10 things to know about 'the beautiful game'
- Reward increased for information about missing 10-year-old boy
Barway Collins disappeared after being dropped off by his school bus on March 18.
- Saudis target Houthi positions in Yemen
Saudi Arabia and nine other countries launched airstrikes against the Shiite rebels, who have taken control of much of the country.
- Police warn of a new, 'serious' form of marijuana
So-called marijuana wax has a much higher THC content than conventional pot, police said.
- From MN suburbs, they set out to join ISIS
Three young men are among those from Minnesota who apparently tried to join the fight in Syria. Two were stopped; one made it, and lost his life. | Minnesota's ISIS recruits
- Spread the words: Little Free Libraries find global following
The first Little Free Library went up in 2010 on a Hudson, Wis., street. What began with the remnants of a discarded garage door has become a worldwide phenomenon.
- Appetites: How to dine for $10 at 'essential' Twin Cities restaurants
Can you eat reasonably at some of Minnesota's iconic restaurants? City Pages writer Mecca Bos discovered that the answer is yes -- if you choose carefully. | More local food and drink news
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