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17 min ago | TwinCities

Minnesota: Welcome, All-Star fans! Check this out

Although many out-of-towners will be wrapped up in events culminating in Tuesday night's Major League Baseball All-Star Game, we hope they'll take home from the Twin Cities some interesting impressions that extend beyond baseball.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, us Travel, Travel, US News, Minneapolis, MN, Libraries, Opinion

4 hrs ago | Pulse of the Twin Cities

Making single-payer health care happen in Minnesota

Legislation introduced by State Senator John Marty in the last hours of this year's legislative session is the latest hope that universal, single payer health care can be achieved in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Health Care Provider, Health, US Politics, Tim Pawlenty, US News, US Governors, Coon Rapids, MN

Sat Jul 12, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Political Quarry Blog: All can vote absentee in MinnesotaPolitical...

Political Quarry Blog: All can vote absentee in Minnesota Absentee ballots for the Aug. 12 primary became available last month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Anoka County, MN, US Governors

St. Cloud Times

Lakefront property market rebounds in Central Minnesota

Lakefront property market rebounds in Central Minnesota So far in 2014, there have been 11 sales near Richmond and 10 in Cold Spring Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/07/12/lakefront-property-market-rebounds-central-minnesota/12581283/ The number of sales reached a recent high-water mark in 2013, when ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cold Spring, MN, Richmond, MN, Kimball, MN, South Haven, MN

The Circle

Fates of wild rice, mines intertwined in northern Minnesota

Jim Northrup, who has harvested wild rice on Perch Lake on the Fond du Lac reservation for over half a century, said the grain called "manomin" in Ojibwe is a gift from the Creator that led his people to first settle here.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Keewatin, MN, Taconite, MN, Grand Portage, MN

Daily Kos

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The Supreme Court may have eliminated fair share fees for home care workers in Harris v.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

TwinCities

What'd happen if it were July in Minnesota all the time? Lucas Davenport's boss has a theory.

"Reading a John Sandford book last night, I came across this quote: 'If it were July in Minnesota all the time, you'd have to put up fences to keep people out.'

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Related Topix: Reading, MN, Hartland, MN, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Vadnais Heights, MN

KIMT

Single-vehicle accident injured Austin woman

The Minnesota State Patrol says 48-year-old Sharon A. Hovland was driving north on Interstate 35 in Rice County near milepost 52 when she overcorrected and lost control, entering the median and striking the median cable.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Minnesota bee researcher takes aim at Quarry Park

She popped everything into a labeled, zip-top plastic bag, which will share space in her home freezer with her husband's chocolate Popsicles until the field season ends.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Entomology, University of Minnesota, Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture

Myrtle Beach Online

Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is hailing the U.S. government's decision to impose duties on imports of steel pipe from South Korea, India and seven other countries.

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

KSTP

Prominent Education Reform Group Pulls Out Of Minnesota

One of the country's most controversial education reform groups is pulling out of Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Standardized Testing, Education

Northfield.org

Saturday's Riverwalk Market Fair Features Minnesota Skyvault Theater

Look for an energetic and talented youth theater company performing scenes and music from a Midsummer Night's Dream, turned wood vases and bowls by David Peterson, sweet and savory pastries from Martha's Eats and Treats, seasonal local produce, and the area's finest art and craft at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday, July 12 from 9 am to 1 pm in ... (more)

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The Modesto Bee

Pink Minnesota mining truck drives cancer message

The Star Tribune reports Hibbing Taconite mine will present its hot pink truck in a Saturday parade of 60 miners.

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TwinCities

Minnesota groundwater demand driven by watering

Doua Neng, 11, cools off with an impromptu garden hose shower in front of his St. Paul home as temperatures neared 100 degrees July 3, 2012.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, St. Paul, MN, Andover, MN, Woodbury, MN

St. Cloud Times

Report: Rail delays cost Minnesota farmersReport: Rail delays cost...

Report: Rail delays cost Minnesota farmers Rail delays cost Minnesota corn growers $72 million in lower prices from March to May Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/money/2014/07/10/report-rail-delays-cost-minnesota-farmers/12496019/ An oil-tank train with crude oil from the Bakken shale fields of North Dakota travels ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Agriculture, Science, Alexandria, MN, Mankato, MN, Fairmont, MN

Star Tribune

Minnesotans? Eyes on the road, hands on the wheel.

The tragic death June 30 of a mother bicycling with her two young children in Rock County is a horrifying reminder that distracted driving is a growing problem in this state.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Minnesota Government, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Research funding boost to help new University Bee Lab facility in...

Bee Squad team member Chris Kulhanek carries a frame from a hive at the rooftop apiary at Urban Ventures in south Minneapolis on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Agriculture, Life, Food, Honey

TwinCities

Minnesota mom killed while biking 'made everybody happy'

Andrea Boeve had one of those 1,000-watt smiles that light up a room. Her laugh, friends say, was loud and happy and contagious.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, South Dakota State University, Dakota State University, Steen, MN

Star Tribune

Dayton appoints 16 to study impact of Minnesota's new medical marijuana law

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday appointed 16 members to a task force that will study the impact of the state's new medical marijuana law.

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

CBS Local

Minnesota Revenues Beat Forecast In Final Quarter

According to the quarterly update released Thursday, state revenues for April, May and June were $235 million more than forecast.

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

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