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1 hr ago | Daily Kos

Midday open thread: 'Speak softly' anniversary, global warming and diet, leafleter arrested

On this date 113 years ago : Teddy Roosevelt delivered his "Speak softly and carry a big stick" speech at the Minnesota State Fair.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Activism, Environment, Science, Minnesota Government, North Carolina

5 hrs ago | R & D

Study shows where on the planet new roads should and should not go

More than 25 million km of new roads will be built worldwide by 2050. Many of these roads will slice into Earth's last wildernesses, where they bring an influx of destructive loggers, hunters and illegal miners.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Keeping the wilderness untrammeled

The 1.1 million-acre Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is the most heavily visited wilderness in the nation and the largest east of the Rockies and north of the Everglades.

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Related Topix: US News, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

Searching for spirits

Reports of unaccounted-for voices, rattling trash cans and sudden drops in temperature brought a team of paranormal investigators to Canby this past weekend.

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Related Topix: Supernatural

Mon Sep 01, 2014

KSTP

Gap Narrows, but Pay Disparity still Exists in Minnesota

Pay disparity between men and women still exists in Minnesota, even as recent legislation moves to close any differences in pay between employees doing the same work.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, US Governors, Mark Dayton

Star Tribune

Free all-day kindergarten rolls out across Minnesota

Tia Bastian gave daughter Avery, 5, a hug before her first day of kindergarten last week at Hale School in south Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Education Etc.

Examiner.com

Bleak news for northern Minnesota waterways in government report

A new report on the condition of northwest Minnesota waterways shows local rivers filled with mercury-contaminated fish, and streams and ponds loaded with soil erosion sediments and farm chemicals, making for an official local water quality rating of "poor."

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Marshall County, MN, Thief River Falls, MN

TidBITS

Find the Time, Worldwide, with the Time Zones App

Thanks for submitting your tip! All submissions are moderated by an editor before appearing online.

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Related Topix: Watches

Star Tribune

Gubernatorial candidates on schools: Dayton vows more funds, Johnson wants more local control

Gov. Mark Dayton and his Republican opponent, Jeff Johnson, both hold education at the core of why they went into politics.

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

Star Tribune

Traffic troubles may await Labor Day travelers

With many extra cars on the road as Minnesotans return from the long holiday weekend, expect popular getaway routes to be plugged up Monday.

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St. Cloud Times

SCSU hosts 'Why Treaties Matter' exhibitSCSU hosts 'Why Treaties...

SCSU hosts 'Why Treaties Matter' exhibit An award-winning traveling exhibit is coming to St. Cloud State University this fall.

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Related Topix: St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Zoning Plan For Earth: Optimizing Where Roads Should And Should Not Go

More than 15 million miles of new roads will be built worldwide by 2050, pushing back the frontiers of progress.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Malaysia

KSTP

Authorities Across Minn. Step Up 'Move Over' Enforcement

Authorities across Minnesota are stepping up enforcement of Minnesota's "move over" law this weekend.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

St. Cloud Times

Scattered thunderstorms expected in much of MinnesotaScattered...

Scattered thunderstorms expected in much of Minnesota Affected area includes Todd, Morrison, Mille Lacs, Stearns, Benton and Sherburne counties.

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Related Topix: Weather

Hispanic Business

Wildest mix yet for fair's MN Music On-a-Stick set

And on the 10th day, God gave the grandstand rock 'n' roll -- and hip-hop, R & B, punk and country.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Ali

SFGate

Twin Cities schools launch Minnesota Thursdays

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Cannon Falls, MN

Star Tribune

Mondale stands by contentious civil rights deal from '64

A half-century later, Walter Mondale recalls and defends his role in a deal to quell a 1964 convention dispute over Mississippi's delegation.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnesotans missing money

For the most up to date, but more limited, information go to missingmoney.com Questions? Call the state Commerce Dept.

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St. Cloud Times

Minnesota gas prices down from last yearMinnesota gas prices down...

Minnesota gas prices down from last year In St. Cloud on Saturday, the average price was $3.34, according to AAA Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/08/30/minnesota-gas-prices-last-year/14869755/ Gas prices in Minnesota are lower than they were during last year's Labor Day weekend, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Sartell, MN, Minneapolis, MN

Lucianne.com

Almost a dozen menfrom Minnesota are fightingwith ISIS in Syria, say officials

Almost a dozen men from Minnesota are fighting with ISIS in Syria, say officials Daily Mail [UK], by Alex Greig It has emerged that almost a dozen Minnesotans have left the Midwestern state to take up arms for Islamic extremist groups in the country.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

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