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  • Dalai Lama visits Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Dalai Lama has observed Tibetan New Year celebrations outside India for the first time since going into exile more than 50 years ago. About 3,000 Tibetan-Americans from across the country …

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    03 Mar 14
  • Marine from Waseca killed in Afghanistan

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A Marine from the southern Minnesota city of Waseca has died in Afghanistan. Relatives say 20-year-old  was the gunner in the last truck of a convoy that was attacked by …

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    03 Mar 14
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota lawmakers who saw colleagues put several hot-button political issues on the statewide ballot in 2012 are now mulling proposals that would make it harder to do that again. Several …

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    03 Mar 14
  • Minimum wage hike advocates rally at Minn. Capitol

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The speaker of the Minnesota House has declared that raising the state’s minimum wage is likely the top priority of Democrats as the new legislative session gets started. House …

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    26 Feb 14
  • Minn. bills would treat e-cigs as standard smokes

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The growing popularity of smokeless electronic cigarettes has Minnesota lawmakers weighing whether they should be regulated in similar fashion to traditional tobacco products. Several bills have been introduced to …

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    26 Feb 14
  • President Obama Delivers Address On Immigration Reform In Las Vegas, Nevada

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – President Barack Obama will be in St. Paul this week to discuss a new competition encouraging investments to create jobs. The White House says Obama will speak at Union …

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    24 Feb 14
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      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Make no waves. That’s a guiding principle for the Democrats in charge of Minnesota’s Legislature. Lawmakers arrive Tuesday for an annual session that could extend into mid-May. Party leaders …

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    24 Feb 14
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      STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) – The state is providing more than $1 million in grants to help clean lakes and rivers across Washington County. A Minneapolis Star Tribune report says several projects are already underway …

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    24 Feb 14