Minnesota Public Radio Stories
Waseca prosecutors eye adult charges in teen's plot to kill; school leaders, parents meet The arrest came Wednesday night after the Waseca Police Department and members of the Bloomington bomb squad executed search warrants at a residence and storage facility in Waseca. 4:45 p.m.
PoliGraph: Dayton claims about economy, education accurate Gov. Mark Dayton gave a late-season State of the State address this week. In it, he highlighted some of the bright spots in Minnesota's economic, education and health outlook as evidence that changes made during his tenure are making the state better.
PoliGraph looked at three of those statements this week. 5:20 p.m.
PoliGraph: ACA may cost schools $200M - or it may not Because there is no state-level data on health insurance costs or projected costs for school districts, MMB had to survey schools, and 22 responded. Of them, nine said the health care law's new mandates wouldn't cost them anything. 5:22 p.m.
In conservative 6th District, DFL hopes hinge on Saturday's choice Democrats in the race are pledging to stick by the endorsement and DFL leaders say that could boost their chances on Election Day. 5:25 p.m.
Five decades after fleeting success, R&B singer Sonny Knight reclaims the stage Sonny Knight's retro-style R&B may have finally found its time, and at 66, the Mississippi-born singer is reclaiming the stage. 5:55 p.m.
National Public Radio Stories
Out Of White House Meeting, Obama And Merkel Emerge United On Russia
President Obama met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House Friday, in an effort to present a united front on the Ukrainian crisis. The pair held a joint press conference discussing the prospect of further sanctions on Russia.
Week In Politics: Ukraine And Donald Sterling
Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the Ukraine crisis and Donald Sterling's comments on race.
On Auction Block: Draft Of 'Like A Rolling Stone,' And Some Doodles
Sotheby's will be auctioning what it claims to be the only known surviving draft of the final lyrics for Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone," as part of the auction house's rock and pop music sale.
New Anonymous Facebook Login Hides Info, But Not From Facebook
Facebook has introduced a way for users to log into apps anonymously as a way to build trust and protect privacy. User info would be protected from app developers, but visible to Facebook.
Don't Let NBA Playoffs Get Lost In Sterling's Shadow
The saga of Donald Sterling is looming large over the opening weeks of the NBA playoffs. Even as the league moves to strip Sterling's ownership, Clippers players still have games to win on the court.
Amid New Details Of Botched Execution, A Timeline Of Final Hours
Details of the botched execution of Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett reveal a procedure rife with problems. A timeline released by the state's Department of Corrections offers unsettling insight into the day of Lockett's death.
The Grim History Of The Modern Death Penalty
Richard Dieter, the executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center, offers a primer on the history of capital punishment.
In South Sudan, Peace Sought In Bringing Two Leaders Together
While on a one-day visit to South Sudan's capital, Secretary of State John Kerry said the country's recent conflict could devolve into genocide. He and regional leaders voiced support for a U.N.-sanctioned force to keep civilians safe.
Want A Shot At $10,000? Solve Kentucky's Great Bourbon Mystery
Toasting the Kentucky Derby with a shot of prized Pappy Van Winkle bourbon will cost you. Last fall, 222 bottles were stolen straight from the distillery, and the police still don't know who did it.
In 'Belle,' A Complex Life Tangled In Class And Commerce
Bob Mondello reviews Belle, based on a true story about a child of an admiral and a Caribbean slave, raised as an aristocrat in 18th century England.
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