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3 hrs ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet
"If you don't like me because I am short, that's fine," he said. "If you don't like me because of my religion, that's a problem."
7 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz
URBAN LEGEND: Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter is about a Japanese woman who travels to Minnesota in search of the mythical fortune from Fargo.
11 hrs ago | Star Tribune
From Wabasha to Warroad, from Sleepy Eye to Silver Bay, Dateline Minnesota scours the state to bring you breaking news from outside the Twin Cities.
15 hrs ago | City Pages
They won't say who, but the American Cannabis Company is counseling a group of " Minnesota-based entrepreneurs " who want to become manufacturers of the new state-sanctioned medicine.
16 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin
But already it's drawing some debate about whether it's necessary -- or the best way to achieve its goal.
Federal officials are warning that unless Congress approves President Obama's $3.7 billion funding request before the August congressional recess, $94 million that had been devoted mostly to refugees instead will be diverted to the escalating crisis on the border.
Minnesota continues to rank among the nation's top states for child well-being, but a new report shows rising rates of child poverty that are creating racial disparities among the worst in the nation.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Minnesota School of Business and Globe University-Minnesota corporations under common ownership-for misrepresenting the job opportunities available to their criminal justice graduates and misleading students about the transferability of their credits to other higher ... (more)
Entenza claims he is from Greater Minnesota, and thus, would do a better job representing the interests of Greater Minnesotans.
Gov. Mark Dayton is pushing to publicize prices for Minnesota's health insurance exchange ahead of the fall election.
Paramount receives grant for fine arts opportunities The grant intended for artistic creation, exploration, education and enjoyment of the arts Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/07/22/paramount/12990267/ The Minnesota State Arts Board has awarded the Paramount Arts Resource Trust Inc. a $69,372 grant ... (more)
But, immigration advocates and nonprofit groups that serve refugees are concerned Minnesota might not be able to handle a crush of children who need care and have complex legal issues.
The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed several cases of a food born illness linked to E-coli on the Fond du Lac reservation.
Parents and students in the United States scored a major victory 60 years ago in the Brown v.
President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Minnesota after widespread flooding across the state.
The Minnesota Department of Health said the ill people do not all share obvious commonalities, indicating the source is a widely distributed food item.
Gov. Mark Dayton challenged energy policy and business leaders Thursday to find a way for Minnesota to eliminate coal from the state's energy production.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 07:13 pm
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