Senate Passes Bill Extending Benefits For SteelworkersMinnesota's Senate has passed a bill extending unemployment benefits for laid-off steelworkers, but it's not a done deal.
Minn. Asking Feds For More Relief For Laid-Off Iron Range WorkersGov. Mark Dayton and key members of Minnesota's congressional delegation are asking the federal government to expedite approval of extended unemployment benefits for workers laid off from companies that serve iron mining industry.
Dayton, Lawmakers Expected To Decide On Special Session This WeekGovernor Mark Dayton and Minnesota lawmakers are expected to decide this week whether to call a special session.
Veterans Benefits Official In St. Paul Accused Of Financial ImproprietyThe head of the Veterans Affairs' benefits office in St. Paul is accused of using her position inappropriately for person and financial gain.
Local Company Raising Awareness Of Kefir's Health BenefitsKimchee, kombucha, kefir. Have you seen some of these items at the grocery story lately and thought, what is that? They are all fermented foods -- a group that is growing rapidly for their health benefits.
Minn. 'Yacht Couple' Accused In 2nd FraudTheir story made national headlines. A Minnesota couple accused of taking more than $150,000 in welfare benefits while living in a lake home and aboard a $1 million yacht.
Insured Minnesotans Feel Like They’re Losing Out Nearly 280,000 Minnesotans who pay for their own insurance will receive a letter from their health care provider detailing some small and some large changes to their plans.
'U Of M' Expert Questions If CrossFit Benefits Outweigh RisksFive years ago, the word CrossFit probably wouldn't mean a thing to any of us. Now, things have changed and Crossfit is all the rage. However, not everyone is convinced that CrossFit is a good thing.
Veterans Wait For Benefits Because Of BacklogMinnesota's Sen. Al Franken is pushing for legislation that would help ease the back log of claims filed by veterans who are in need of benefits.
Good Question: What Benefits Do Former Presidents Receive?The former president's surgery took place at a private hospital in Dallas, which had some people wondering: What benefits do former presidents receive? How about members of Congress after they leave office?
Shakopee Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing Food StampsA 47-year-old Shakopee man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to using other people's food stamps. Chin Son Kim pleaded guilty to one count of food stamp fraud.
Good Question: How Will Social Security Changes Affect Benefits?More than 50 million Americans get a social security check every month. But some Democrats and liberal groups are upset about a proposed change in the way the cost of living adjustment is calculated. Making a switch could save more than $100 billion in 10 years.

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