Minnesota News
  • health-insurance

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – University of Minnesota researchers say the federal health overhaul has helped cut the number of uninsured people in the state by about 40 percent. It’s the first major assessment of the …

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    11 Jun 14
  • Super Bowl organizers on defensive over NFL asks

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A published report detailing perks the National Football League requests of cities bidding for the Super Bowl has organizers of the 2018 Minnesota game on the defensive. The Minnesota bid committee …

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    10 Jun 14
  • Wet conditions delay final Minnesota planting push

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Wet conditions are delaying a final planting push by Minnesota farmers. Ninety-six percent of Minnesota’s expected corn acreage has been planted, which is just 1 percentage point behind the …

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    10 Jun 14
  • Minnesota launches work zone safety campaign

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota is launching a statewide campaign asking motorists to hang up their phones and pay attention in work zones. The campaign starts Monday and will continue through the construction …

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    09 Jun 14
  • Minnesota food stamp demand remains high

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Even though the state’s economy is recovering, more than 500,000 Minnesotans rely on food stamps. That’s more than double the number 10 years ago. Michelle Ness, executive director of …

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    09 Jun 14
  • GOP avoids primary for secretary of state's office

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Republicans won’t have a primary for the open secretary of state’s office. Former state Senator John Howe of Red Wing pulled out of the race Thursday, clearing the way …

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    06 Jun 14
  • Minnesota company recalls some cheese, salsa

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says consumers should avoid eating certain cheese and salsa produced by Coon Rapids-based Parkers Farm Acquisition because of possible listeria contamination. The department says …

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    06 Jun 14
  • Obama orders Minnesota to cut emissions 41 percent

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota is being asked to cut carbon emissions by roughly 41 percent over the next 15 years as part of a nationwide plan to reduce pollution from power plants. President Barack …

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    03 Jun 14