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Daily Digest: ’emotional fuel’ runs low — We had some technical problems sending out the newsletter yesterday, so let's hope things work better today. Here are some news stories worth a look this morning. 1. The killing of two journalists on live TV Wednesday appears to be the first multimedia murder in the United States.

Daily Digest: tests, drugs and hats — Good morning. Here are some items in the news: 1. For the 10th straight year Minnesota students led the nation in ACT test scores. ( MPR News) 2. DFL State Auditor Rebecca Otto is using public money to hire a lawyer to look at a possible lawsuit over a new law that would allow counties to contract with private auditors.

Daily Digest: blame for the market downturn — Good morning. Here are some news items to start your Tuesday. 1. A lot of people are watching the financial markets this morning to see if the sell-off continues. Some of the presidential candidates are pointing the finger of blame at China. ( New York Times) 2.

Daily Digest: Dems head to MN — Good morning, the Daily Digest is back with a handful of news items worth reading as you start your Monday. 1. The declared candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination will be in Minneapolis on Friday to talk to a meeting of the Democratic National Committee.

Daily Digest: Weapons, Wisconsin and walleye — Congratulations! You made it to Friday. Here are some stories you may have missed. 1. Sen. Al Franken says he supports the Iran nuclear deal. ( CNN) 2. Prospects for a special session to help businesses around Lake Mille Lacs dimmed considerably Thursday ( MPR News) 3. Wisconsin Gov.

Franken supports Iran nuclear deal — DFL Sen. Al Franken says he supports the Iran nuclear deal. In a piece posted on CNN's website Franken writes that the deal negotiated by Secretary of State John Kerry with Iran is not perfect but it is strong.

Daily Digest: Dangerous situation defused — Here are some items in the news to start your Thursday: 1. Police say that "unattended package" that shut down Coffman Union at the University of Minnesota the other day contained gasoline-soaked towels, flares and a lighter. ( MPR News) 2.

Daily Digest: Pay to park after dark in St. Paul — Good morning. Here are some stories to kick off your Wednesday. 1. You'll have to pay to park at a meter in downtown St. Paul after 5, thanks to Mayor Chris Coleman's new budget. ( MPR News) 2. The University of Minnesota has hired an outside attorney to investigate former Athletic Director Norwood Teague.

Daily Digest: No agreement on sex offender program — Good morning. Here are some items in the news. 1. Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders and others met behind closed doors Monday with federal Judge Donovan Frank to talk about the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, which Frank has ruled is unconstitutional.

Daily Digest: Trump melting down? — Good morning and welcome to a new work week. Here are some stories you may have missed. 1. After dominating the Fox News debate Thursday night, Donald Trump dealt his campaign a serious blow by doubling down on his criticism of Fox host Megyn Kelley.
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Aug 27, 2015

RT @MPRnews: RT @webertom1: Head to the @MPR booth at #MNStateFair today at 11; @GovMarkDayton will be there for a chat. Live on the radio, too.

Aug 25, 2015

RT @laura_yuen: It's inspiring to hear my bilingual colleagues work the phones in Hmong and Somali. @DoualyX @mukhtaryare

Aug 13, 2015

Sen. Al Franken says he will support Iran nuclear deal.…

Aug 12, 2015

RT @RihamFeshir: Not clear how suspect gained access to Coffman on a Sunday.

Aug 12, 2015

RT @RihamFeshir: Charges say suspect was suicidal, Clark says mental illness is a concern. He is a former student at U of M

Aug 11, 2015

RT @dpcazares: It's not all about you and your worldview.

Aug 08, 2015

RT @MPRnews: Urban explorers could be billed for rescue costs:

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