News to Go: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Everything you need to know for your Tuesday.

Here's what you need to know heading into Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

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Schools delayed across the area

While most school districts are open Tuesday, many are starting two hours late. For a full list of school closings and delays, click here.


Minneapolis teachers staging "walk-in"

Thousands of teachers from Minneapolis Public Schools plan to gather Tuesday before school starts and walk in a show of strength and solidarity as the district and Minneapolis Federation of Teachers enter their seventh month of contract negotiations.

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Advocates for the homeless to pack MN State Capitol for "Homeless Day on the Hill"

More than 800 advocates for the homeless will lobby and speak to lawmakers Tuesday as lawmakers debate investments for affordable housing. To learn more, visit the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless website here.

MN lawmaker gets involved in Bachelor debate (spoiler alert)

It's being called one of the worst Bachelor finales in history, and Minnesota State Rep. Drew Christensen is getting involved in the debate on social media. After Arie, the bachelor, proposed to Prior Lake native Becca and then dumped her for the show's runner-up Lauren, Christensen tweeted that if he got 1,000 retweets, he would author a bill banning Arie from Minnesota. It was retweeted more than 6,000 times.

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KARE 11 looking for high schools to take our #eyesUP PSA challenge!

High school students - here's your chance to help end distracted driving and win money for your school! Participate in our #eyesUP High School PSA Challenge and make a PSA about distracted driving. 11 winners will have their PSAs aired on KARE 11, and one will receive $1,100 to be used to help promote distraction-free driving in its school and community. To learn more about how to participate, click here.