Richard Pitino Defends Father In Louisville ScandalThe University of Minnesota men's basketball season is here. That's right, they've been at work for some time but Wednesday was media day at Williams Arena. The day brought the media out to ask the head coach questions about his father's program.
Volkswagen Stock Plummets As CEO Admits To Software CheatThe scandal at Volkswagen is growing. The German car manufacturer admitted Tuesday that software designed to cheat emissions tests was installed in 11 million cars worldwide. The scandal prompted an apology from Volkswagen USA CEO Michael Horn. "Our company was dishonest with the EPA," Horn said.
10 Reasons Why #NBADramas Should Be Your New Favorite MemeLately, the NBA has been on fire with Twitter memes and they're back at it again. Their latest edition? Tackling some of TV's hottest dramas in a perfectly punny way.
Student Suspended For Tweet Transferring SchoolsAn honors student athlete suspended over a two-word tweet about a teacher in the Elk River School District will attend school elsewhere. Senior Reid Sagehorn is talking publicly for the first time about the seven-week suspension that has many students at Rogers High School rallying on his behalf.
No Charges Filed In Rogers HS Tweet ScandalThe Hennepin County Attorney's office will not file criminal charges against anyone associated with a social media scandal involving a 17-year-old Rogers student-athlete.
Fmr. Twin Cities Priest Shares Insight On Catholic Church ScandalFormer priest Tom Esch believes it was a courageous move for Archbishop John Nienstedt to apologize to parishioners at Our Lady of Grace church last weekend.
Local Catholics Await Archbishop Nienstedt’s Public ApologyTwin Cities Catholics are anxious to hear from Archbishop John Nienstedt. "I am curious to hear what he has to say, absolutely," said parishioner Maria Medina DeSmith. Nienstedt is expected to make a public apology Sunday surrounding the priest abuse scandal that is rocking the local Catholic Church. It will be part of the homily given at Our Lady of Grace Church in Edina. "I think that’s good, healthy," parishioner Mark Photoidaes said. "I think it’s important to acknowledge the situation and, he’s doing the right thing."
St. Thomas Professor On Catholic Church ScandalCharles Reid is a professor at the University of St. Thomas, where he teaches canon law. He is also a Catholic, and is asking for prayers for the church.
Vikings' OK State Alumni Deny Charges In SI ReportMinnesota Vikings Kevin Williams and Charlie Johnson say they never saw the kind of impropriety detailed in a Sports Illustrated report about alleged corruption at Oklahoma State. The report charges that Oklahoma State players were paid while playing at school. It also quotes one player saying that Williams was among those players that had course work done for them to keep them eligible.
5 First-Time Emmy Nominees Who Deserve To WinIt’s Emmy time again, and among the nominees for the top awards are five first-time contenders, three of whom have been acting for decades on the big and/or small screen.
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Fired Minn. Aide's Lawsuit Cites Other AffairsFor the first time, a fired Minnesota Senate operative has made detailed accusations central to his federal wrongful termination lawsuit: a list of other lawmakers and staff members who allegedly carried on affairs over the years without losing their jobs.