MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From concrete panels crashing down at a Bloomington hotel to the U.S. Women’s team entering the World Cup, here are the four stories to know for Monday, June 8.
Bloomington La Quinta IncidentREAD MORE: At Least 2 Dead In Head-On Crash Near Lake Mille Lacs
There’s a developing story in Bloomington where people have been evacuated from the La Quinta Inn and Suites on American Boulevard.
On early Monday morning, four concrete panels came loose on the 14th floor and crashed down into the lobby area. Some water lines in the lobby roof were damaged and flooded the lobby.
Fortunately, no one was hurt.
Hotel guests are being moved to other hotels.
Apple’s Next Big Conference
Apple kicks off its Worldwide Developers Conference.
It usually is the launch of new products or gadgets, so look for its updated iOS 9.
The biggest announcement could be its music streaming service.READ MORE: Parents Demand More Distance Learning Options As COVID Cases Rise Ahead Of School Year
Sources have said that Apple will probably encourage users to sign up for a $10-a-month unlimited streaming subscription rather than paying the same amount to download an album.
2015 Tony Awards
It was a big night for women and British plays at the Tony Awards. Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth hosted the evening.
Fun Home, based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir, took home the Tony for best musical, as well as best book and score, and best director.
Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori’s win in the Best Original Score category was the first for an writing team made up solely of women.
US Women’s Team Enters World Cup
Congratulations! They will first play against Australia in Winnipeg.
We are the favorites to win, but will have to overcome some bumps.
Star forward Alex Morgan has been working her way back from a knee injury.MORE NEWS: Drought To Have Lasting Impact On Minnesota's Christmas Tree Farms
It remains to be seen how keeper Hope Solo’s off-the-field troubles, including a domestic violence arrest, will affect her play in Canada.