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Ex-Minnesota State, Mankato coach returning to job

The football coach fired from Minnesota State, Mankato announced Tuesday that he will return to the job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Star Tribune

For Minnesota DFL, GOP, the race for cash is on

DFLers and Republicans are locked in a fierce fundraising battle as they enter a crucial and high-stakes phase in their quest for the governor's office and control of the Minnesota House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors

Twin Cities Daily Planet

'Kill the lazy vermin': Genocide and the Dakota people of Minnesota

Jane Gray Swisshelm was a progressive woman in her day. She edited a newspaper in St. Cloud in the 1850s and '60s and fought for women's rights and against slavery.

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Roll Call

Bachmann Endorses Emmer as Successor in Minnesota

Retiring Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., endorsed former state Rep. Tom Emmer as her successor on Tuesday in her soon-to-be former House seat, according to a local report.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Minnesota Government

City Pages

Poll: Minnesotans remain split on same-sex marriage one year later

It's been seven months since Margaret Miles and Cathy ten Broeke said, "I do, " becoming the first same-sex married couple in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors

The Washington Post

As blossom crowds fade, Metro will renew track work

The four-week break from Metrorail's track work program is over. This coming weekend, crews will work on four lines, with some stations closed.

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Related Topix: Sports

Republican-Leader

Spring Valley, Preston, Chatfield, Lanesboro, Harmony, Mabel, Spring Grove, Minnesota

The cast of "All in the Timing" invites you to attend their production of this collection of one-act plays by American playwright David Ives, that will have the audience laughing along with the creative language and wordplay as the plays reflect on the perspectives of life and the complications involved in romantic relationships.

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Related Topix: Spring Grove, MN, Mabel, MN, Houston County, MN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Free Republic

Oh my: Obama approval rating in Minnesota 36/54

For the entire decade-plus of my blogging career, Republicans in Minnesota keep anticipating that they can turn the state red, or at least purple , in national elections.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, Minnesota Government

TwinCities

Spring fieldwork off to late start in Minnesota

Spring fieldwork is getting off to a late start because of winter's stubborn grip on Minnesota but farmers say their yields shouldn't be hurt as long as they can get into their fields soon after Easter.

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Related Topix: Kasson, MN, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

KMIR 6

Minnesota joins states raising minimum wage

Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday, which will take the state from one of the nation's lowest rates to among the highest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

USA Today

Minnesota joins states raising minimum wage

Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors, St. Paul, MN

Star Tribune

Minnesota's uninsured get public aid at historic levels

Ibrahim Hassan, a health navigator for MNsure, spoke to people after prayers at the Village Market in Minneapolis last week to find out whether they had signed up for medical insurance.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Healthcare Law, Law

The Kansas City Star

Police seek answers after 7 dead babies found in boxes

A 73-year-old southwest Missouri man with a long history of anti-Semitism is suspected of killing two people outside Overland Park’s Jewish Community Center and then a third at a nearby Jewish assisted living facility.

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City Pages

Another survey says Minnesotans want medical marijuana

A bill that would legalize marijuana for medical use has been debated and tweaked since it was first introduced late last spring.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

FX expands snowy landscapes of ‘Fargo’ into TV series

To cinephiles, the 1996 Coen brothers film “Fargo” is a classic that should be preserved forever in Upper Midwest snow and ice.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Fargo, Crime Movies, Western, Drama Movies, Pulp Fiction, Frances McDormand, Canada, The Sopranos, Entertainment, Drama, Television

KAAL-TV Austin

Minimum Wage Increase for Minnesota Becomes Law Monday

On Monday, Governor Dayton will sign a bill into law to eventually make Minnesota's minimum wage at $9.50 an hour.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

Sun Apr 13, 2014

TwinCities

Joe Soucheray: New anti-bullying bill seems more like an anti-hurt feelings bill

Having read the anti-bullying bill now signed into law, I still don't know what bullying is.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Education Etc., US Governors, Family, Kids

ABC News

Minn. Man Who Shot, Killed Teens Heading to Trial

A central Minnesota man who claimed he was defending himself when he repeatedly shot and killed two unarmed teenagers in his home is scheduled to go on trial on murder charges.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Minnesota Government, Family, Teenagers, Life, Self Defense

CBS Local

Gov. Dayton Prepared To Sign Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to sign the minimum wage bill into law on Monday, bringing one of the country's lowest rates to one of the highest in the nation.

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Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Weird

St. Cloud Times

19 arrested after Gophers' Frozen Four loss19 arrested after Gophers' ...

Minneapolis Police say 19 people have been arrested after crowds filled the streets of the Dinkytown neighborhood following the Gophers' NCAA hockey title game loss.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota

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