News editor at Minnesota Public Radio

Daily Digest: Another story about emails — Good morning and welcome to a new work week. Here are some items in the news. 1. Some local governments in Minnesota are encouraging employees to delete emails. Government watchdogs are concerned. ( MPR News) 2. The Twin Cites Marathon and a Black Lives Matter protest happened at the same time on Sunday and everything went fine.

Daily Digest: Health insurance costs rise — We've made it to Friday. Here's the Digest. 1. Average rate increases for individual and family health coverage will range from 14 percent to 49 percent compared to 2015, the Minnesota Commerce Department announced Thursday. ( MPR News) 2. Organizers of a Black Lives Matter protest say they won't try to disrupt the Twin Cities Marathon Sunday.

Daily Digest: Arrests could come on marathon day — Good morning. Here's your Thursday Digest: 1. St. Paul officials are promising arrests if Black Lives Matter protesters disrupt Sunday's Twin Cities Marathon. ( MPR News) 2. Secret Service agents tried to embarrass a congressman who was investigating them. ( NPR) 3. Newly released emails show Russian-linked hackers tried to infiltrate Hillary Clinton's email system.

Daily Digest: High stakes at the U.N. — Good morning. Here's your Tuesday Digest. 1. Could the stakes have been any higher as the leaders of the U.S. and Russia went to the United Nations and laid out their conflicting visions for what should happen in Syria? ( New York Times) 2.

Daily Digest: what comes after Boehner? — Good morning, welcome to Monday and a new work week. The Vikings, Twins and Lynx all won yesterday following a Gopher football win Saturday. That only happens on the night of a super blood moon. Here's your Digest. 1.Now that House Speaker John Boehner has announced he's leaving there's a lot of uncertainty in Washington about what comes next.

Daily Digest: God and Caesar — Congratulations, you made it to Friday. Here's the Digest to begin to end a busy week. 1. Pope Francis' speech at the U.S. Capitol Thursday is generally being reported as a political event. Was his lunch at a homeless shelter afterward any less political? ( New York Times) 2.

Daily Digest: The Pope in America — Good Thursday morning. Here are some items in the news. 1. Pope Francis talked about immigration, climate change and poverty on his first full day in the U.S. His words and actions drew criticism along with admiration. ( New York Times) 2.

Daily Digest: Where are the candidates? — Good morning, here's your Digest. 1. "It's unfortunate that being a member of Congress has just lost its luster. It's no longer something that quality people aspire to," said a former Republican state lawmaker on the day a second GOP candidate announced for the 2nd District seat John Kline is giving up next year.

Daily Digest: Walker, we hardly knew ye — Good morning. Here's your Daily Digest. 1. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker ended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination Monday. ( New York Times) 2. Here's some analysis. ( Politico) 3. Minnesota's turkey industry is bracing for an expected second round of avian influenza. ( MPR News) 4. New Jersey Gov.

Daily Digest: Minnesota and terrorism — Good morning and welcome to Monday. Here are some interesting news items to start your week. 1. Why would young men in Minnesota be motivated to go overseas to fight with terrorist groups? ( Star Tribune) 2. A Bloomington man is the focus of allegations involving terrorist recruiting.
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Oct 04, 2015

RT @timnelson_mpr: Mpls fire chief urges caution about home heating: fatal fire appears to have started w/ oven, found with open door.

Oct 04, 2015

RT @bengarvin: Contrats to #tcmarathon women's winner Serkalem Abraha with time of 2:31:39

Oct 04, 2015

RT @sppdPIO: Congratulations to Dominic Ondoro, winner of the 2015 Medtronic #tcmarathon. He posted an unofficial time of 2:11:16!

Oct 02, 2015

RT @dhmontgomery: .@GovMarkDayton quips on tents set up on the Capitol mall for the marathon: "I thought that was a special session."

Sep 30, 2015

Had a great evening in Duluth yesterday with @tomscheck talking about @MPRpolitics . Did I mention Duluth is beautiful?

Sep 25, 2015

I'll be talking about Boehner resignation and then out-of-pocket health care costs on MPR News at 11. Hope you can tune in.

Sep 23, 2015

@BelieveInHome @stpaulpublicw Walking on the north side of University there is no warning and nowhere to go. LRT prevents crossing. Hazard!

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