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  • 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
  • fatal accidents

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Light snow and freezing drizzle have left roads slick in much of Minnesota and are being blamed for dozens of accidents, including two fatalities. The State Patrol temporarily closed an icy part …

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    15 Feb 16