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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

The State

Baseball announces umpires for All-Star game

Cederstrom also will serve as the crew chief in his second career All-Star game.

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TwinCities

Minnesota license plate readers, drones may be scrutinized

A new commission set up to study Minnesota's privacy and data practices laws could look at rules for drones, license plate readers on police cruisers and abuse of government data, commission members said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Privacy

Connecticut Post

Jury begins hearing Ventura's defamation case

Jesse Ventura is suing the widow of famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and wants to keep the case out of Texas courts.

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Related Topix: Jesse Ventura, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Republican, Norm Coleman, Democrat, Minnesota Government

WKBT

Cancer rate for Minnesota tribal members higher

American Indians in Minnesota have significantly higher rates of cancer than the general population, a troubling trend that experts in part link to economic and spiritual ties to tobacco.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Minnesota Government, Smoking

CBS Local

Minnesotans To Meet: Brian & Jane Nelson's Classic Popcorn Truck

It's an odd combination of hobbies: making popcorn and restoring classic cars. But the two loves shared by one couple are now on display every Saturday at the Anoka Classic Car Show.

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Related Topix: Life, Recipes, Food

City Pages

Medtronic says coverage of local job cuts buries the lede

Medtronic's world headquarters is currently in Fridley, but the company plans to pack up and move to a more tax-friendly country.

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

St. Cloud Times

1st statewide large breeder law takes effect

Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/07/07/st-statewide-large-breeder-law-takes-effect/12323977/ Some dog and cat breeders say a new law intended to improve conditions for animals simply will encourage unsavory breeders to operate under the radar.

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Little Falls, MN, White Bear Lake, MN, Northfield, MN

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

American corporations need incentive to bring foreign earnings back home

When a medical device company that was started in a garage in Minnesota buys a competitor that is run from Massachusetts so they can have an address in Ireland, you know something must be wrong with the U.S. corporate tax system.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Opinion

KSTP

FEMA to Tour 15 Minnesota Counties to Assess Flood Damage

This week officials will be out touring flood damage in 15 Minnesota Counties now that floodwaters have receded following severe storms and flooding over the last few weeks.

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

WKBT

Minnesota seeks farmers' help on nitrates in water

As Minnesota communities spend millions of dollars to remove nitrate contamination from their drinking water, state officials say it's time for farmers to do more to prevent the problem.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

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