Minnesota News
  • Lawmaker 'Aid in dying' bill gives patients alternative

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A bill moving through the Minnesota Legislature would allow terminally ill patients with only six months to live to be prescribed life-ending medication. A state Senate committee took up the …

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    17 Mar 16
  • Dayton set to unveil his wish list for spending, tax relief

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is ready to lay out his wish list for the year. The Democratic governor was expected to unveil his budget proposal for 2016 on Tuesday morning. He’s …

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    15 Mar 16
  • Democrats unveil 12-week paid family, medical leave proposal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A group of Democratic lawmakers is pushing to offer paid family and medical leave to all Minnesota workers. Sen. Katie Sieben and other legislators unveiled the Paid Family and Medical …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Woman critically wounded, man dead in Rochester shootings

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Rochester police say a woman is critically wounded and a man dead after a domestic dispute. Neighbors and a passer-by saw the woman collapse on the sidewalk Monday morning. Police Capt. …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Dayton letter lays out Twin Metals opposition

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is laying out his opposition to a proposed copper-nickel mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota. The governor released a letter to the head …

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    08 Mar 16
  • GOP lawmaker requests tax extension amid MNsure form delay

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Republican lawmaker is asking the Internal Revenue Service to give Minnesotans more time on tax returns due to the state’s delay in sending out health coverage forms. MNsure was …

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    03 Mar 16
  • Feds to review Minneapolis response to shooting protests

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A spokesman for the Minneapolis mayor says the U.S. Department of Justice has agreed to review how the city responded to demonstrations after a black man was fatally shot by police last …

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    03 Mar 16
  • Rate of uninsured in Minnesota drops to record low

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State health officials say the rate of people in Minnesota without health insurance has fallen to a record low. The Minnesota Department of Health said yesterday that the rate of …

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    01 Mar 16