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3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Weird

5 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

TwinCities

Suspect in death of Adrian Peterson's son denies abuse

A man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall says the child choked on strawberry fruit snacks while he was in the bathroom.

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Hispanic Business

OZ Systems Partners with State of Minnesota in Providing Fully...

The backbone of OZ Systems' newborn screening platform begins with a secure, web-based information system for point-of-care screening that can be accessed by both public health and birthing facilities.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

TwinCities

Minnesota librarian's sexual harassment claim revived by court

A Minnesota appeals court has revived a sexual harassment claim filed by a library administrator in Wabasha County District Court.

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Related Topix: Libraries

TwinCities

Minnesota: Raising consciousness in the DFL

Start with a Minneapolis caucus shut down by police after a fight broke out. Mix in a deadlocked endorsing convention, and you've got the makings of a hotly contested election almost sure to make news until the Aug. 12 primary settles the question.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, US News, McGrath, MN, Opinion

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Proud Minnesotan Beer Cans - The Summit Brewing Co.'s Beer Cans...

Earlier this year, the Summit Brewing Co. beer bottles got a brand new look courtesy of Duffy & Partners and now the pair has teamed up again for the release of the first ever cans from the Summit Brewing Co.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

Star Tribune

Flooding prompts Dayton to seek disaster declaration

Gov. Mark Dayton requested Wednesday that President Obama declare a major disaster in Minnesota from heavy rain and flooding last month that waterlogged the state from top to bottom.

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

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Tipped worker pay stirs up minimum wage debate

Patrick Moen gives a drink to a customer at Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery on July 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Life, Food, Dining, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Star Tribune

Love rekindled among the vines for Minnesota natives

Thousands of people spend their honeymoons or take regular just-the-two-of-us vacations there.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, us Travel, Travel, Wedding, University of Minnesota, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sunherald.com

Xcel blamed for cost overruns at Monticello plant

The utility is asking regulators to have ratepayers - not investors - pay for the upgrade, the Star Tribune reported .

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Canada.com

Alberta politician caught in prostitution sting welcomed back to Tory caucus

MLA Mike Allen is shown in this 2013 police handout booking photo from Ramsey County Sheriff's Office in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Ramsey County, MN, St. Paul, MN

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Alaska man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

The parents of a Utah mom missing for nearly five years are in court with their attorneys vying to remain the sole beneficiaries of about $2 million in life insurance proceeds.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime, Drugs

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Star Tribune

SEIU, Minnesota home health care workers file for union election

Rosemary Van Vickle, of Crosby, Minn., was among those who spoke at a rally in St. Paul in support of unionizing home health care workers.

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

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