Minnesota lawmakers aim to protect children from social media

Midday weather reportMeteorologist Lisa Meadows reports rain and snow that fell in Minnesota on Tuesday.

Minnesota lawmakers aim to protect children from social mediaRepublicans and Democrats are rallying behind legislation to protect children from social media harm.

Investigation underway following disturbances in prisonFollowing the unrest at Mankato prison, inmates told authorities they felt they were not being heard and made a list of improvements they would like to see.

Memorial ceremony held for Barway CollinsBarway Collins, 10, disappeared after getting off his school bus seven years ago. Community members and relatives held a remembrance ceremony at Collins’s grave in Crystal in the late afternoon.

What to do if you’re staying home on spring breakJasmine Stringer shares ideas for having fun and entertaining children in their free time.

Cookies By Design celebrates its 25th anniversaryIn addition to cookie bouquets and cookie baskets you can order for that special someone, they also have cookie decorating kits that can be a fun activity for the family, says owner Ellie Donnelly.

It’s time to spring clean your financesThis is the perfect time to create a budget, prioritize your spending, and rebalance your portfolio, says financial expert Bruce Helmer.

USA Today Honors Women of the YearThe newspaper gave a citation to Minnesotan Sheletta Brundidge.

9:00 a.m. weather reportWCCO meteorologist Lisa Meadows shares details of an “April showers” type forecast, in March.

Frustrated with empty store shelves? Why are they nakedA new survey shows that seven out of 10 articles say out of stock is a worse problem now than it was at the start of the pandemic.

Mid-morning headlines from March 22, 2022Investigators say a man entered a little boy’s house and pulled him out of bed.

CBS News MN Morning Update: March 22, 2022❇️ A good question looks at the number of workers who are back in the office in the Twin Cities. ❇️ Feedback: It’s going to rain today! Do you prefer an umbrella or a raincoat? Both?

Confirmation hearings continue for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown JacksonIt’s the second day of historic hearings on Capitol Hill.

Learning alternatives as MPs. Teachers’ strike continuesWe are entering the 11th day of students out of the classroom in the Minneapolis School District.

6:00 a.m. weather reportWe are going to be dealing with widespread rain for most of the day.

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson’s hearings shift to questioningAfter a quiet day of opening statements, today senators will turn up the heat on Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson.

Negotiations hit the sticking point as MPs. Teachers’ strike continuesBoth sides have made progress towards an agreement, but there is still no agreement.

Should we be worried about Russian cyberattacks?Russia’s war on Ukraine may seem so far away, but what should we be concerned about here in Minnesota?

WCCO Digital Update: Morning of March 22, 2022Jason DeRusha has the latest titles.

4:30 a.m. weather reportWe are dealing with widespread rain on Tuesday.

10:00 p.m. weather reportWCCO meteorologist Chris Shaffer said Tuesday should feel closer to winter than spring.

How many workers have returned to the city center?The buzz that accompanies a bustling metropolis has yet to return to Minneapolis or St. Paul, but it’s nowhere near as empty as before.

Hopkins Teen leads the charge to make tampons free in schoolsShe’s not even old enough to drive, but a teenager from Hopkins is tackling a public health crisis for women.

49 guinea pigs donated to St. Paul Animal ShelterSomeone turned the guinea pigs over to St. Paul Animal Control last week, leading to an urgent effort to find foster homes.