Prince to have Minnesota highway named after him

Minnesota senators voted on Thursday to rename a seven-mile stretch of the Minnesota State Highway 5, to Prince Rogers Nelson Memorial Highway after the late Purple Rain singer. The section runs past Prince's former Paisley Park home and studio and through the Minneapolis suburbs of Chanhassen and Eden Prairie. After the Senate voted in favour of the proposal, the bill was passed onto Governor Tim Walz, who is expected to sign it. Senator Julia Coleman, the bill's lead sponsor, told her fellow politicians: