Minnesota News
  • House panel forwards school anti-bullying bill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A bill at the Capitol to strengthen state laws against bullying in schools has passed its first committee hurdle. The House Education Policy Committee approved the bill Thursday night. The …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Deadline for filing claim in Cobell settlement

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The deadline for filing a claim to receive part of a $3.4 billion settlement over American Indian land royalties has arrived. In Minnesota, the settlement of the class-action lawsuit will …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Job vacancies increase in last quarter

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State labor leaders say they’re encouraged by an increase in the number of job vacancies in Minnesota. Department of Employment and Economic Development figures show the number of job opportunities …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Minn. lawmakers to get earful on Dayton tax plans

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are hearing from the public on Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposals to overhaul the state’s tax code. The House Taxes Committee holds a Friday afternoon hearing at the Capitol …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Duluth suing over loss of casino revenue

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Duluth is suing the National Indian Gaming Commission over the city’s loss of revenue sharing payments from the Fond-du-Luth Casino. The city is asking the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., …

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    28 Feb 13
  • ADAMS, Minn. (AP) – A 16-year-old girl has died of injuries suffered when her car collided with a school bus in southern Minnesota. A passenger in the car was severely injured in the crash Wednesday …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Minn. PUC to consider fate of proposed wind farm

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Public Utilities Commission holds a hearing Thursday on a wind farm proposed for southeastern Minnesota that’s drawn bitter opposition because of the danger it could pose to eagles, other …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Minn. lawmakers learn if deficit deepens, shrinks

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Now the real Minnesota budget debate can commence. State lawmakers learn Thursday how much of a problem they’ll need to solve when crafting the next two-year budget. Finance officials release …

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    28 Feb 13