Minnesota News
  • 2 million more Minnesota chickens to be destroyed due to flu

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – One of the nation’s largest egg producers says it will destroy 2 million egg-laying hens in Minnesota due to a deadly bird flu virus. The outbreak at the Minnesota chicken farm brings …

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    18 May 15
  • Dayton to call emergency meeting on bird flu in Minnesota

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Governor Mark Dayton will convene his Executive Council on Monday as Minnesota responds to a bird flu outbreak that has killed millions of birds in the state’s poultry industry. …

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    27 Apr 15
  • Veterans Health Care

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – With women the fastest growing veteran group joining VA care, there’s concern that the VA hasn’t changed quickly enough for their needs, including in Minnesota. A recent report from the group Disabled …

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    31 Mar 15
  • Dayton GOP road plan size is progress but financing dubious

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton says he considers a $7 billion Republican plan for road construction a step forward in terms of scope, but he’s less enthusiastic about how it would be …

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    24 Mar 15
  • Senator Union's reversal makes Sunday growler sales likely

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A top legislative backer of repealing Minnesota’s ban on Sunday liquor sales says the path is clear to allow takeaway sales of 64-ounce beer growlers from craft breweries. The Teamsters …

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    24 Mar 15
  • Gun debate heats up again at Legislature

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – It’s Gun Day at the Minnesota Legislature. A House panel is set for a Thursday morning debate on a handful of proposals that would expand some access to firearms. …

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    12 Mar 15
  • Lawmakers hold off on taking on EPA over wood stove rules

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota lawmakers are waiting to take on the Environmental Protection Agency over new standards for wood-burning stoves and furnaces. Other states have already moved to head off the federal …

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    09 Mar 15
  • February is deadly month on Minnesota roads

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State public safety officials say it’s been a deadly start to the month on Minnesota roads. The Department of Public Safety says 13 people have died since February 1. Seven …

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    11 Feb 15