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Minnesota is ready to start delivering booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Minnesota health officials say the state is ready to start delivering booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine following new federal guidance. In other news, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin says he plans to appeal his murder conviction. This is an MPR News evening update for Sept 24, 2021. Hosted by Nina Moini. Our theme music is by Gary Meister.

Minnesota is ready to start delivering booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Poll: Biden, Walz below 50 percent approval in Minnesota

Heading into the midterm campaign, a new Minnesota Poll shows fewer than 50 percent of Minnesota voters approve of the jobs being done by both Democratic President Joe Biden and Gov. Tim Walz. This is an MPR News morning update for Friday, September 24, 2021. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer. Our theme music is by Gary Meister.

Red flags are popping up in COVID data as schools have reopened across Minnesota

Red flags are popping up in COVID data as schools have reopened across Minnesota. This is an evening update from MPR News, hosted by Tim Nelson. Music by Gary Meister.

Red flags are popping up in COVID data as schools have reopened across Minnesota

Poll: Minnesotans split by party and region on events of Jan. 6

The fault lines in Minnesota politics over the events of Jan. 6 and the legitimacy of President Joe Biden's election are stark, according to a new Minnesota Poll from MPR News, the Star Tribune, KARE 11 and FRONTLINE. This is an MPR News morning update for Thursday, September 23, 2021. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer. Our theme music is by Gary Meister.

Ramsey County deputy strikes and wounds man who allegedly fired at a squad car.

A Ramsey County sheriff's deputy struck and wounded a man who allegedly fired at a squad vehicle. Also, healthcare workers are feeling heartbreak and frustration in the midst of the rising fourth COVID-19 wave. This is an MPR News evening update for Sept 22, 2021. Hosted by Nathan Stevens. Our theme music is by Gary Meister.

Ramsey County deputy strikes and wounds man who allegedly fired at a squad car.

Poll: Few think war in Afghanistan was worth it

A new MPR News/Star Tribune/KARE 11/FRONTLINE Minnesota Poll shows fewer than a third of voters think the 20-year U.S. war in Afghanistan was worth it. Forty-five percent say they support leaving Afghanistan but didn't like the way Biden handled the withdrawal. This is an MPR News morning update for Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer. Our theme music is by Gary Meister.

Poll finds most Minnesotans don't think state overdid COVID restrictions

Poll finds most Minnesotans don't think state overdid COVID restrictions and back mask mandates in school. This is an evening update from MPR News, hosted by Tim Nelson. Music by Gary Meister.

Poll finds most Minnesotans don't think state overdid COVID restrictions

Poll: COVID restrictions 'about right;' majority want masks in schools

Results from a new Minnesota Poll from MPR News/Star Tribune/FRONTLINE/KARE 11 show fewer than a third of Minnesota voters think coronavirus restrictions have gone too far, and a majority support requiring teachers and students to wear masks in schools. This is an MPR News morning update for Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer. Our theme music is by Gary Meister.

Poll: COVID restrictions 'about right;' majority want masks in schools

Victims in Wisconsin quadruple homicide case were killed in St. Paul

Authorities say the four people found dead in rural Wisconsin last week were killed in St. Paul. In other news, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is launching a new program to give inmates access to education and job training. This is an MPR News evening update for Sept. 20, 2021. Hosted by Peter Cox Our theme music is by Gary Meister.

Poll: Support for Frey, council split

A new MPR News/Star Tribune/KARE 11/FRONTLINE Minnesota Poll shows Minneapolis voters have mixed opinions about Mayor Jacob Frey and the city council, weeks before a key election. This is an MPR News morning update for Monday, September 20, 2021. Hosted by Cathy Wurzer. Our theme music is by Gary Meister.