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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Economics Daily Digest: The known unknowns of unemployment

A new report says that unemployment data has become less accurate over the past 20 years, in part because of declining survey response rates, writes David Leonhardt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

1,200 Minnesota First Responders Trained by BNSF This Year

BNSF Railway announced today it has trained 1,200 Minnesota first responders in community hazmat training sessions held throughout the state this year and the railroad is sending another 130 Minnesota firefighters to specialized crude by rail training at the national railroad research and training facility in Pueblo, CO.

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Related Topix: Detroit Lakes, MN

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Hurricane Grill & Wings tries Minnesota again with Bemidji restaurant

Hurricane Grill & Bar started in Florida in 1995, and has ambitious plans to expand across the nation, with 26 restaurants in the works for Minnesota and North Dakota.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters

11 hrs ago | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Minnesota kindergartners switch to all day every day

This fall will be the first time in Minnesota history that students will be able to attend free all-day kindergarten across the state.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Kids, Family

13 hrs ago | The China Post

US man who may have joined IS allegedly killed in Syria

Minnesota An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State , a U.S. official said.

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Related Topix: Prison

17 hrs ago | CBS Local

Minnesota's Corn Crop A Mixed Bag

The stalks in Minnesota's corn fields are close to 7 feet high. The kernels are still developing and if the weather holds up, the ears reach maturity in about a month and a half.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

18 hrs ago | KSTP

2014 Minnesota State Fair Hits Halfway Mark

It's been beautiful, fall-like weather the past few days, and fairgoers seem to appreciate it.

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

20 hrs ago | TwinCities

Minnesota candidate subsidies total $2.4 million

Minnesota campaign finance regulators on Tuesday distributed $2.4 million in state subsidies to 238 candidates who are running for state constitutional offices or seats in the Minnesota House of Representatives.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Another Minnesotan dies fighting as an Islamic extremist

Officials from the state department have confirmed that a 33 year old man who died this weekend fighting in Syria was Minnesota native Douglas McAuthor McCain.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

Star Tribune

In historic vote, Minnesota home health care workers unionize

Many home care workers in the state, including Sumer Spika welcomed the voting victory and the right to unionize.

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

Advocate

Ex-Boyfriend Sought in Minn. Bar Owner's Murder

A reward of $25,000 is being offered for information leading to the capture of a Minnesota man charged with killing his former boyfriend earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Arden Hills, MN, Ramsey County, MN

Insight News

OutFront Minnesota speaks out in support of Michael Brown

Why OutFront Minnesota? As the state's leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer advocacy organization, we cannot stand by and remain silent.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Entrepreneur Magazine

It's Official: All Smartphones Sold in California Must Have a 'Kill Switch'

A California bill that requires smartphone makers to preinstall an antitheft device enabling consumers to permanently shut down their phones was signed into law yesterday by state governor Jerry Brown.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Minnesota Government

Bike Portland

Q&A: How Minnesota saves lives by spreading safety money thinly

Sue Groth, director of traffic, safety and technology for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, has been nationally recognized for overseeing rapid drops in traffic fatalities.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Portland State University

City Pages

Minnesota Family Council decries settlement forcing Little Falls business to host gay wedding

Cole Frey and his fiance, Adam Block, wanted to have their wedding at LeBlanc's Rice Creek Hunting and Recreation in Little Falls.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Towleroad

Police Continue Search For Ex-Boyfriend In Brutal Murder Of Gay Minneapolis Man: VIDEO

Minnesota Police have released more photos of the man wanted in the murder earlier this month of his ex-boyfriend and former business associate .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

American Legion Magazine

'Revolutionary party' follows convention parade

The fun at the 96th National Convention on Aug. 24 in Charlotte, N.C., didn't stop with the convention parade.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Star Tribune

Freshmen, and their stuff, descend on the University of Minnesota

Pat Spracklin, of Kenosha, Wis., waited outside his daughter's dorm with a futon mattress during freshman move-in day Monday at the University of Minnesota.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota

Star Tribune

Minnesota actor lands high profile role

Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Nice Guy No More: 'Fargo' Emmy Nod Proves Martin Freeman's Bad Side

FX's miniseries reinterpretation of the Coen brother's 1996 cult classic Fargo has netted eighteen Emmy nominations, the most ever for a series from the network.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Billy Bob Thornton, Entertainment

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