MPR News Update for Nov. 26
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Snow will impact travel across Minnesota and the Upper Midwest today. Most of Minnesota will see 1 to 3 inch accumulations by this evening.
- Minnesotans rally over Ferguson ruling; car hits woman during protest
Students and activists across the state protested the Missouri grand jury's decision. Rallies were peaceful, although a woman was hit by a car during a late afternoon rally in Minneapolis. | Guard reinforcements contain damage
- Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson
National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, Missouri, preventing a second night of chaos after a grand jury decided not to indict the white officer who killed Michael Brown. Meanwhile, officer Darren Wilson broke his public silence. | Minnesotans rally; car hits woman during protest
- Legislators to revisit key part of Mayo Clinic financing plan
State legislators likely will have to go back to the drawing board to adjust the financing plan for Mayo Clinic's expansion, one of the biggest economic development projects in Minnesota's history. | Business
- All-day pre-K builds better kindergartner, U study says
The results show Minnesota should invest more in preschool programs to help narrow the state's racial achievement gap, early childhood education advocates say. | Education
- Drugged marshmallows can keep urban raccoons from spreading disease
Raccoons, as cute as they are, carry parasites that can be dangerous to humans. Mixing medicine with treats can reduce the disease risk.
- Fashion takes center stage in Minneapolis exhibits
"Italian Style" at the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts celebrates 70 years of Italian fashion, while "The Fashion Show" at Weinstein Gallery highlights the work of fashion photographers. | Arts
- 8 Minnesota breweries to be thankful for
A guide to the best Minnesota craft brews according to some of the biggest beer geeks in the state. | Lifestyle
- Demolition OK'd for 19th-century buildings in downtown St. Paul
The move could clear the way for a major redevelopment of St. Paul's riverfront. | Business
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