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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Light rail near Kolthoff HallAfter rocky start, Green Line overcomes community objections
    The opening-day festivities probably won't carry a trace of the acrimony that long bedeviled plans to send trains between the downtowns of Minneapolis and St. Paul. In the end, opposition from residents, the University of Minnesota, and businesses proved no match for the largest public-works project in state history.4:49 p.m.
  • MNsureFederal health law helped Minnesota's uninsured rate drop 41 percent
    About 180,000 Minnesotans have gained health insurance as a result of the law, mainly through enrollments in government-sponsored coverage such as Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare.5:20 p.m.
  • Clergy abuse allegation surfaces against ex-St. John's Prep headmaster
    A former member of a central Minnesota boys' choir says a St. John's Abbey priest, who went on to become headmaster of St. John's Prep school in Collegeville, abused him while on a trip to Europe more than two decades ago. The alleged victim's family say they decided to go public with their allegations after learning the priest is still in public ministry.5:24 p.m.
  • Olympiacos' Kostas ManolasAugust match to kick off Vikings push for Major League Soccer
    The Minnesota Vikings announced details Wednesday of a professional soccer match between the Manchester City and Olympiacos football clubs. The Aug. 2 game is scheduled to be played in TCF Bank Stadium and will be part of a larger Guinness Cup series of 13 games across the United States this summer.5:50 p.m.
  • BWCAAppetites: Eating well in the BWCA a worthwhile challenge
    Paddling, portaging, hiking, and appreciating natural beauty is what it's all about, good food is also a critical part of the equation.6:25 p.m.

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