MPR News Update for Aug. 11, 2014
Monday, August 11, 2014
made public today suggest archbishop made false statements under oath in April...
Prep for tomorrow's primary with Select-A-Candidate: Whose views align with yours?... Did you catch the Supermoon this weekend? See photos of the phenomenon from Rio to Austerlitz...
New documents show falsehoods in Nienstedt testimony Contrary to his deposition, Archbishop John Nienstedt approved the continued ministry of Rev. Kenneth LaVan, who was accused of sexually assaulting at least one teenage girl and "sexually exploiting" several women.
Pharmacists ready, worry over new role: Medical pot dispenser Minnesota will be just the second state to use pharmacists to dispense medical cannabis. While some pharmacists say it makes sense to tap their expertise in handling medications, they also see many challenges.
OK to touch? Glensheen, home museums rethink rules to lure visitors Attendance at the Glensheen estate in Duluth has fallen two-thirds since the 1980s, to a point now where the mansion might close to the public if the decline continues.
LOL, cats: Internet Cat Video Festival returns this week It's the third year for the popular festival, which will run this Thursday as part of the Walker Art Center's free Open Field series.
For a more ordered life, organize like a chef The system that makes kitchens go is called mise-en-place or "put in place." It a French phrase that means 'to gather and arrange the ingredients and tools needed for cooking.' But for many culinary professionals the phrase connotes something deeper.
Judge speeds challenge to sex offender program The lawsuit alleges that the Minnesota Sex Offender Program is unconstitutional because it keeps offenders locked up indefinitely.
5 ways to improve financial literacy for teens American teens were confused about the principals of credit and struggled with the math of pro-rated interest and the idea of budgeting.
10 ideas for closing the racial equity gap in Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges asked all city departments what they could do to "move the dial on equity" and what it would cost. Whether the recommendations get funding is up to Hodges and the city council.
Franken: Health insurer spending curbs a win for consumers This year, 6.8 million consumers will get more than $330 million in refunds, with an average refund value of $80 per family.
Photos: Around the world with the supermoon This was the second of three supermoons that will take place this year. See what it looked like, from Berlin to Rio.
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