Dolphins depart; Social media restrictions for teachers; Ron Paul's party
Posted at 8:10 AM on May 15, 2012
by Michael Olson
Filed under: Around MN
Dolphins will leave Minn. Zoo after getting state money to fix up exhibit
MPR News: "Visitors to the Minnesota Zoo only have a few months left to see the two dolphins there. The animals will be sent to other aquariums while the zoo's Discovery Bay building is under renovation, and they will not be coming back."
Moorhead Schools approve new social media policy for teachers
WDAY: "The district says it encourages teachers to use social media, but they need to serve as positive ambassadors for the district. In the event of an investigation, teachers may be required to give the district access to his or her personal social media sites."
Poll: Minnesotans supportive of stadium and Dayton, but don't want it built with public funds
KSTP: "Though Minnesotans remain divided on what to do about the Minnesota Vikings, a plurality now for the first time supports building a new stadium."
Minneapolis City Council prepares to consider Vikings stadium
St Cloud Times: "Now that Gov. Mark Dayton has signed the $975 million Minnesota Vikings stadium bill, it's Minneapolis City Council's turn to get the ball."
Poll: Obama up big in Minnesota
The Hill: "President Obama has a big lead over Mitt Romney in Minnesota, according to a Survey USA poll released on Monday." The same poll also found that a majority in the state support same sex marriage.
Dayton gets last word as he vetoes reworked GOP tax cuts
Star Tribune: "Some had hoped he'd sign bill as thanks for GOP stadium support."
Senjem: Session successful, governor vetoes disappoint
Mankato Free Press: "Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem says the 2012 legislative session was largely a success, Mankato still has a good chance to get civic center upgrade funding, and Mark Dayton's veto pen was the session's biggest disappointment."
Best Buy's Richard Schulze: Stereo seller to retail giant
MPR News: "In 1966, Best Buy was a stereo specialty retailer called Sound of Music, founded by Richard Schulze in St. Paul."
Op-Ed: State GOP is returning to sound principles
Star Tribune: "Ron Paul supporters have encouraged much of this internal restoration."