Art Hounds Each week Minnesota Public Radio News asks three people from the Minnesota arts scene to be "Art Hounds." Their job is to step outside their own work and hunt down something exciting that's going on in local arts.4:45 p.m.
Dayton says chances slim for legal medical marijuana Dayton said he's sympathetic with people who say they need medical marijuana to treat certain conditions. But he said as governor he must weigh the potential good of marijuana for some against the harm it could cause others. He suggested the failure to pass a new law would not create a great hardship.5:20 p.m.
EPA: PolyMet mine study shows 'extensive improvements' The assessment was far better than the rating PolyMet's environmental study received four years ago. EPA said then that the study provided an inadequate assessment of the proposed mine's effects on the environment.5:24 p.m.
Volatile oil, aging tank cars raise the stakes for rail safety More loads of volatile North Dakota crude oil are moving over rails, prompting new safety efforts. In Perham, Minn., trains have derailed four times since 1992. Given the never-ending rail traffic that goes through town, local officials fear that it will happen again, with dangerous results.5:39 p.m.
Employers React To New Overtime Expansion
President Obama is directing his Labor Secretary to tighten U.S. overtime laws. Under the changes, millions of workers will become eligible. Business groups are now reacting to the news.