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  • Minn. House committee considers earlier primary

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota House committee is hearing a bill that would shift Minnesota’s primary election from August to June. The hearing is Thursday in the House Elections Committee. The bill is …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Sen. Marty to introduce GMO food labeling bill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Sen. John Marty plans to introduce a bill Thursday requiring the labeling of genetically engineered food and seed sold in Minnesota. The text of Roseville DFLer’s bill says it’s intended …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Committee to vote on minimum wage bill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A House committee is set to vote on a bill that would raise Minnesota’s minimum wage. The House Labor, Workforce and Regulated Industries Committee is expected to vote Thursday on …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Twin Cities security officers on strike

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — About 2,000 security officers in the Twin Cities are staging a 1-day strike. The officers are members of the Service Employees International Union Local 26. They serve several major companies, including Target, …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Water permit violations not priority for DNR

    WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Department of Natural Resources records show hundreds of water permit holders are violating the law by using much more water than allowed. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that over the …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Arrest made in connection with missing woman

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say they’ve made an arrest in the disappearance of a St. Paul woman. Kira Trevino failed to show up for work at the Mall of America Friday. Her abandoned …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Basketball game to raise funds for Decker family

    APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in Dakota County are participating in a basketball tournament to raise funds for the family of a slain Cold Spring police officer. Officer Tom Decker was gunned …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Tips For A Fire Safe Christmas

    1. Selecting a Tree for the Holidays Needles on fresh trees should be green and hard to pull back from the branches, and the needles should not break if the tree has been freshly cut. …

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    30 Nov 12