MN News 11.06.12
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Various weather conditions will greet Minnesota voters as they head to the polls on this Election Day. Light rain is possible in parts of Minnesota before clouds give way to some sunshine later in the day. Three million Minnesotans are expected to cast a ballot.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota residents are voting on two proposed revisions to the state constitution today. One amendment would strengthen the state law against gay marriage by putting it in the constitution, and the other would require voters in future elections to show a photo ID. The marriage amendment has drawn about $16 million in campaign contributions.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Opera has commissioned an adaptation of “The Manchurian Candidate.” The opera says Kevin Puts will write the music and Mark Campbell will provide the libretto for the political thriller. The Minnesota Opera plans to debut the show in its 2014-15 season.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A painting of a walleye chasing a minnow will be featured on Minnesota’s 2013 walleye stamp. The Department of Natural Resources says a team of judges picked Nicholas Markell’s design from among nine entries. The Hugo man also won the 2012 trout stamp contest.