Quick Bite: 3 news stories to get you caught up over lunch - Bring Me The News

Quick Bite: 3 news stories to get you caught up over lunch


Simple act of sportsmanship earns ND runners a trip to ‘Ellen’

Runner Melanie Bailey of North Dakota has gotten worldwide attention after she stopped in the middle of a race to carry her injured opponent to get needed medical attention. That simple act of "doing the right thing" has earned the two runners a trip to California and an appearance on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show.

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St. Paul, final victim in deadly Lilydale landslide reach settlement

The city of St. Paul agreed to the last settlement in connection with a landslide at Lilydale Regional Park. The incident killed two fourth-graders and injured two others. After a month of negotiations, the final agreement with the family of a boy injured in the accident was reached without a lawsuit. Back in March, the city agreed to pay $1 million dollars to the families of the other three children.

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Reports: All signs point to Twins deciding on manager this week

The Star Tribune and Pioneer Press are reporting that the Twins could name their new manager this week, and the two most likely options are Paul Molitor and Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo. Twins owner Jim Pohlad sat in on a second interview with Lovullo on Monday, and it is believed that Pohlad has already met with Molitor. Doug Mientkiewicz has interviewed twice for the job, too. An announcement before the World Series ends is unlikely. Game 6 of the Fall Classic is today, and if necessary, Game 7 will be tomorrow.

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