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  • KCHK Local News

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota legislative leaders say they’ll call a special session to finish the state budget after they miss Monday’s midnight deadline to finalize a new spending package. The Legislature scrambled over …

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    23 May 17
  • KCHK Local News

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota officials are warning about a rising number of reports of a disease in raccoons that can affect dogs. The Department of Natural Resources says canine distemper cases have been …

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    02 May 17
  • KCHK Local News

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Workers are striking and immigrant communities are rallying across the Twin Cities for May Day. Several unions and advocacy groups organized demonstrations on Monday for International Workers Day. May Day …

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    02 May 17
  • KCHK Local News

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s Republican Legislature isn’t backing down from Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto threats as lawmakers finalize their budget offer. The Legislature started piecing together budget bills Monday as legislative leaders prepared …

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    02 May 17
  • Minnesota House unanimously approves $527M in Legacy funding

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota House has voted to distribute $527 million in funding to arts, environmental and cultural heritage projects across the state. Tuesday’s House vote was unanimous. The money comes from …

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    06 Apr 17
  • Dayton official recommends vetoes for budget bills

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton’s top budget official says he’ll recommend the governor veto most of the GOP-controlled Legislature’s budget bills in their current form. Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans …

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    06 Apr 17
  • Dayton says he won't block reinsurance bill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton says he has concerns about a $542 million Republican plan to lower health insurance costs for Minnesotans but he won’t veto it. Dayton said Monday he’ll …

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    04 Apr 17
  • REAL ID passes Senate on second try

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota is one step closer to federal compliance after the Senate passed REAL ID legislation. The bill passed 60-7 Thursday night. Republican Sen. Eric Pratt of Prior Lake amended the …

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    31 Mar 17