MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Here’s a look at what you need to know for Sunday, Oct. 25.
Number One: Deadly Crash In Oklahoma
Four people died and 44 were hurt Saturday when a car plowed into a group of spectators watching the homecoming parade in the town of Stillwater.
One of people who died was only 2 years old.
Police arrested a 25-year-old woman. She’s accused of driving under the influence.
Police don’t know if the crash was an accident or intentional.
Number Two: High Hopes For Soccer Stadium
St. Paul city leaders hope a new soccer stadium will help revitalize the Midway neighborhood.
According to city data, St. Paul’s unemployment rate is higher than the rest of the metro and state.
If approved by the Legislature, the stadium is expected to be completed by the 2018 pro soccer season.
Number Three: Obama To Speak On Standardized Testing
President Barack Obama is slated to speak Monday with teachers about standardized tests in schools.
The Obama administration admits it’s gone too far in pushing for standardized testing and is now urging schools to pull back.
He says standardized testing should be capped at 2 percent of classroom time.
Number Four: Vikings Vs. Lions
The Minnesota Vikings have a noon game in Detroit.
The Vikings are 3-2 so far this season. The Lions 1-5.
Running back Adrian Peterson is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game because of an illness.