March 22, 2022 – News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Minnesota, and the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

CBS News MN’s Morning Update: March 22, 2022❇️ A Good Question looks into how many workers are back to the office in Twin Cities. ❇️ Feedback: It’s going to be rainy today! Do you prefer an umbrella or raincoat? Both?

Confirmation Hearings Continue For Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown JacksonIt’s day two of historic hearings on Capitol Hill.

Learning Alternatives As Mpls. Educators’ Strike Stretches OnWe are entering the 11th day of students out of the classroom in the Minneapolis school district.

6 AM Weather ReportWe’re going to be dealing with widespread rain for most of the day.

Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Hearings Move To QuestioningAfter a calm day of opening statements, today senators will turn up the heat on Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson.

Negotiations Hit Sticking Point As Mpls. Educators’ Strike ContinuesBoth sides have made progress towards a deal, but there is still no agreement.

Should We Be Concerned About Russian Cyberattacks?Russia’s war on Ukraine can seem so far away, but what do we need to be concerned about here in Minnesota?

WCCO Digital Update: Morning Of March 22, 2022Jason DeRusha has the latest headlines.

4:30 AM Weather ReportWe’re dealing with widespread rain on Tuesday.

10 PM Weather ReportWCCO meteorologist Chris Shaffer says Tuesday should feel closer to winter than spring.

How Many Workers Have Returned Downtown?The buzz that comes with a bustling metropolis hasn’t returned quite yet to Minneapolis or St. Paul, but it’s nowhere near as empty as it used to be.

Hopkins Teen Leading Charge To Make Tampons Free At SchoolsShe’s not even old enough to drive, but a Hopkins teenager is taking on a public health crisis for women.

49 Guinea Pigs Surrendered To St. Paul Animal ShelterSomeone surrendered the guinea pigs to St. Paul Animal Control last week, leading to an urgent effort to find foster homes.

School Likely To Extend Into June For MPS StudentsTeachers say they’re ready to settle and willing to move big on the financials, but one WCCO talked with accuses the district of stalling.

Raw Video: Thieves Flee Stolen Vehicle, Which Then Catches On FireThe Mendota Heights Police Department reported the vehicle had been stolen from St. Paul. MnDOT cameras captured the end of the chase.

Mike Max Reports From Fort MyersThe Twins agreed to a deal with shortstop Carlos Correa, for three years and $ 105 million.

6 PM Weather ReportWCCO meteorologist Chris Shaffer says that there’s the chance for snow this week.

Porch Thief Steals Family’s Memorials To Father Who Died Of CancerA week ago, the family’s front-door camera captured this video of the man they believe stole gifts that memorialized their father, who had recently passed away.

Law Students Say They’re Encouraged By Jackon’s SCOTUS NodJudge Ketanji Brown Jackson will start taking questions in her confirmation hearings Tuesday. Jackson is the first Black woman to be nominated to the nation’s highest court.

In Strike’s Week 3, Some Issues Still Sticking PointsPublicly the union has indicated they are very close on issues including the salaries for Education Support Employees, but other areas including a cap on class sizes that the union wants in the contract have not been agreed to.

5 PM Weather ReportWCCO meteorologist Chris Shaffer says that, though this is the first week of spring, there’s still plenty of opportunity for winter weather.

Twins Fans Get First Look At Carlos CorreaWCCO’s Mike Max is down in Fort Myers, and says fans got a chance to see the new Twins player Monday.

The Snow’s Melting, But Now Voles Are Popping UpYou can hire a professional or you can take care of the voles yourself. Using traps and poison can run you around $ 300 for an average yard.

Biden Speaks With European Leaders On Ukraine WarRussia’s deadly invasion is now in its fourth week and showing no signs of letting up.

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