A new report is one of few to measure mercury contamination in songbirds, which rely on insects for food. Until recently, scientists believed mercury contamination was mostly a problem for aquatic birds that eat fish. The report says "the scope and intensity of the impact of mercury on fish and wildlife in the Great Lakes region is much greater than previously recognized."
Rep. Jim Knoblach abandons campaign ahead of MPR expose
MPR News was preparing to report that his adult daughter was accusing him of inappropriate touching.