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  • Minnesota aims to stem health rate hikes, stabilize market

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Republicans are preparing to plow nearly $400 million every two years into a new state program meant to reduce health insurance premiums next year. Minnesota has grappled with some …

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    14 Mar 17
  • Minnesota House votes to undo Sunday liquor sales ban

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota House has voted to undo the state’s decades-old ban on Sunday liquor sales. Monday’s vote was the first step in reversing the Prohibition-era law. Minnesota lawmakers have tried …

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    21 Feb 17
  • Timberwolves kick in more $$ for arena renovations

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx owner Glen Taylor is kicking another $9-12 million into the Target Center renovation project. The Timberwolves announced the additional funds on Tuesday. The team says the new money …

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    18 Jan 17
  • Dayton announces $350M in federal funds for water quality

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota has secured $350 million in federal funding for a voluntary program to pay farmers to protect and improve water quality in southern and western Minnesota, but the state needs to come …

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    18 Jan 17
  • Minnesota high school principal faces child porn charges

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota high school principal has been charged with seven counts of possessing child pornography. Forty-four-year-old Timothy Dorway was charged Thursday in Carver County. Bail was set at $100,000 ahead of …

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    16 Dec 16
  • Paisley Park to host 2017 celebration of Prince's life

    CHANHASSESN, Minn. (AP) – Prince’s Paisley Park will host a four-day celebration of the “Purple Rain” megastar’s life next year. The event, “Celebration 2017,” will be held April 20-23 during the anniversary of his death. …

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    29 Nov 16
  • Archdiocese adds money for abuse victims to bankruptcy plan

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed an updated bankruptcy plan with more money for victims of clerical sexual abuse. The archdiocese said in a statement Tuesday the …

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    16 Nov 16
  • Final 3 Minnesotans to be sentenced in Islamic State case

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Sentencing hearings are wrapping up for nine men convicted of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. The final three defendants – Guled Omar, Mohamed Farah and Abdirahman …

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    16 Nov 16