News & Features Archive

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Federal authorities are handling the case because thousands of the customers who purchased beer during the Minnesota State Fair "were from out of state." (10/01/2014)
It's a question scientists have struggled with for years. And now there's a new field of research that's providing some answers. It's called "attribution science." (10/01/2014)
Before the debate
DFL Gov. Mark Dayton, GOP candidate Jeff Johnson and Independence Party candidate Hannah Nicollet debated tonight in Rochester for the first time. (10/01/2014)
The Minneapolis and St. Paul districts, which saw increases in the number of schools with low rankings, have opted not to seek help from state education experts.
Obama's approval ratings are underwater -- his job approval rating is somewhere in the low 40s. That means there are a lot of places where his presence would hurt more than it helps.
The singer is once again the oldest performer with a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 for "Cheek to Cheek," his jazz duets collaboration with Lady Gaga.
The study involved a project in St. Louis that offered 1,400 girls their choice of methods but stressed the benefits of IUDs and hormone implants.
A federal agency says Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $295,000 to resolve a claim that the company unfairly fired a Hispanic employee in Minneapolis.
Facebook has apologized for a policy that drew criticism from LGBT groups after it led to the deactivation of dozens of accounts belonging to drag queens.
Kaler joins us to discuss the University's budgetary and strategic planning and his vision for a Rochester campus.
In this episode, we'll chat about biking with Ginny Marie Herman, who's helped organize some of the Twin Cities biggest biking events, including "Babes in Bikeland." And, the scourge of bike theft in Minneapolis has claimed another victim--Pedal Hub co-host Patrick Stephenson. What can we do to prevent bike theft?
The move came one day after her appearance before lawmakers in a congressional hearing focused on recent security lapses at the White House.
Republican Mike McFadden accused U.S. Sen. Al Franken of voting with the president 97 percent of the time. Franken accused McFadden of misrepresenting his record.
Amanda Paa joined MPR's Tom Crann to talk about all things squash.
Fleetwood Mac reunites with Christine McVie for the first time since 1998 to kick off the band's 2014 tour at Target Center in Minneapolis on Tuesday night.
What are the Kool-Aid Man and Imperial At-At Walkers doing in the Twitter feed of the Lino Lakes Police Department?
Minnesota's 2015 premiums will be the lowest of any in the nation, the Commerce Department says. Critics argue the 4.5 percent average masks some big rate hikes.
Public health officials say they are ready to treat and contain the disease if an infected patient arrives.
U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson found that Craig violated the Federal Election Campaign Act by converting campaign funds for personal legal expenses.
Today's Morning Edition music features Aretha Franklin performing Adele's 2010 breakout hit "Rolling in the Deep."
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius about new ratings for state schools. The ratings are set to be released Wednesday.
Gawker is hosting its periodic "ugliest accent" competition, and we don't really have much of a chance.
The two 13-year-old were found in Burnsville Tuesday morning after going missing Monday night. An adult male is in custody.
Despite more than three hours of questioning by lawmakers, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson neglected to mention another lapse in presidential security that occurred just days before.
Read the highlight of this morning's debate in Duluth. Check back for live coverage of the first debate between Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson this evening.
Burnout at work seems like a fact of life, especially with employers cutting back on leave benefits. But some companies are trying novel fixes.
Interest in a new social network points to intensifying concerns over issues like data mining, online bullying and privacy protection.
Brandon Johnson of North Branch has had surgery to repair two broken arms and a dislocated wrist.
"There's all the difference in the world between the U.S. and parts of Africa where Ebola is spreading," a CDC official says.
The CDC says a man left Liberia on Sept. 19, arrived in Texas the next day to visit relatives and started feeling ill four or five days later.
Complete with an air-conditioned classroom, TVs and a Wi-Fi hot spot, the Cal Freming brings students to the river to harness their curiosity.
Minnesota rural grocers meet today to talk about creative ways to stay in business.
DFL U.S. Sen. Al Franken and his GOP challenger Mike McFadden debate the major issues before an audience in Duluth.

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