MPR News Update for Feb. 26, 2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015
In today's "1,000 Words" photo segment on the NewsCut blog, "There actually are no words," Bob Collins writes. See the photos of ancient artifacts being destroyed in Mosul, Iraq, at the hands of ISIS militants.
- FCC approves net neutrality rules for 'Open Internet'
The FCC approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the agency will ensure that no entity 'should control free open access to the Internet.' | What the rules could mean for your wireless carrier | What you need to know about the net neutrality vote
- Judge tosses suspension of Vikings' Peterson; NFL to appeal
A federal judge overturned an arbitrator's decision suspending Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson from the NFL, saying the arbitrator exceeded his authority. | What you need to know about Peterson's suspension | NewsCut: The last days of Adrian Peterson
- Minnesotans head east to fix Boston's extreme ice dams
Minnesota's ice dam removers are being greeted in Boston 'like Santa Claus.' | What winter is in store for Minnesota this week?
- Minnesotan charged with trying to join ISIS pleads guilty
Abdullahi Yusuf, 18, faces up to 15 years in prison but is hoping for a reduced sentenced. Officials see him as a test case in rehabilitating radicalized youth. | Three views on ISIS
- How to welcome transgender lawyers into the profession
Ellie Krug, an attorney who heads a non-profit called Call for Justice, spoke to MPR News about LGBT law issues. | MPR News with Tom Weber
- Art Hounds: Scheherazade in Duluth and blues portraits
This week, the Art Hounds take in portraits of blues musicians, a performance of Scheherazade by the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra and a play about art in the days of cavemen. | Arts
- Minnesota dentists seek more state aid to treat low-income kids
A coalition of dental groups Thursday urged lawmakers to raise payment rates for pediatric dental care to the average among states, saying Minnesota's rates are the lowest in the nation. | Health
- Coltrane's music honored at Walker Art Center
John Coltrane's acclaimed album "A Love Supreme" is considered by many to be among the greatest jazz albums of all time. | Morning Edition Music
- Attention, shoppers: Prices for 70 health care procedures now online
It's not exactly Priceline.com for knee replacements. But a website from the nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute could help patients shop around for the best values.
- Bachmann inspires new FactCheck tool
SciCheck looks specifically at scientific claims.
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