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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota apparently won’t pass any laws to ban assault rifles or high-capacity ammunition magazines this year. Representative Michael Paymar, a St. Paul Democrat, unveiled Thursday his bill to reduce gun …

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    04 Mar 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s budget pressures have eased dramatically. But the political divide remains over how to shore up the state’s finances. Budget officials Thursday slashed an earlier deficit projection by more than …

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    04 Mar 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials are urging regulators to slash Xcel Energy’s proposed rate increase for electric customers in the state. Officials say Xcel’s proposed 10.7 percent increase is creating “rate shock” among …

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    04 Mar 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest flash mob dance craze has prompted suspensions and even police citations at Twin Cities area high schools. The “Harlem Shake” is an Internet phenomenon with thousands of You Tube postings …

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    04 Mar 13
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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