Bill Wareham

Bill Wareham is an editor for MPR News.

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Appeals court rules for U of M in Turkish Coalition lawsuit

<p>Alex is on vacation, but he&#8217;s written about this lawsuit against the University of Minnesota here, here, here, here and here. Now the U.S. Court of Appeals has weighed in, according to this release from the U: U.S. Court of Appeals rules in favor of the University of Minnesota in case involving the Turkish Coalition <a class="more-link" href=""><span>Read more</span> &rarr;</a></p>

Sviggum to step down from U regents post

<p>Steve Sviggum says he will resign from the University of Minnesota&#8217;s Board of Regents. The board met today (THURSDAY) to vote on a resolution asking Sviggum to either resign his position on the board, or to leave his position as spokesperson of the state Senate Republican caucus. Sviggum was emotional, often choking back tears, as <a class="more-link" href=""><span>Read more</span> &rarr;</a></p>

Turkish group takes U of M back to court

<p>It&#8217;s been the better part of a year since Alex wrote about the court fight between a Turkish group and the University of Minnesota over the reliability of the group&#8217;s site, specifically its information (or lack thereof) on Armenian genocide. Last April a judge dismissed the suit, but the Turkish Coalition of America is appealing <a class="more-link" href=""><span>Read more</span> &rarr;</a></p>