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Mother Asks For Money For Irresponsible Daughter

Mother wants you to pay for her daughter’s medical bills. The daughter jumped off a roof and broke her feet.

06/05/2013

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Dayton Privately Re-Signing A Handful Of Bills

Gov. Mark Dayton is holding a series of private events where he ceremonially “signs” bills from the recently finished legislative session. Dayton held several ceremonies Tuesday and plans a handful more Wednesday.

06/05/2013

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Minn. Session ’13: What Got Done, What Didn’t

Minnesota state lawmakers promised when the legislative session began that their top priority was setting a new state budget. To that end, they produced a $38.3 billion two-year spending plan that hikes taxes on top income earners and on cigarettes, and distributes hefty spending increases to public schools, freezes tuition at state colleges and steers new money to job-creation programs.

05/21/2013

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Minn. Lawmakers Take Budget Debate Down To Wire

The final pieces of Minnesota’s next two-year, $38 billion budget were falling into place Sunday as state lawmakers clocked long hours and held a succession of late-night debates at the Capitol.

05/19/2013

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Jordana’s Blog: Spring Cleaning

I love cleaning. Not toilets or ovens, but my closet, yes. Usually when I tell my friends I’m about to embark on this endeavor, they get nervous. Because my closet (and yours) is the physical manifestation of what’s going on in my head and heart.

04/02/2013

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Bills Reach 1st Cut Line In Minn. Legislature

Deadline day has arrived in the Minnesota Legislature. Lawmakers have been cramming in committee hearings all week to hear as many proposals as possible.

03/15/2013

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Disabled Man Begs Robbers ‘Please Don’t Shoot Me, It’s Not Worth It’

A Minneapolis man in a wheelchair was struck five times in the head with a handgun, and then robbed at gunpoint of his social security check totaling $900, police say.

03/07/2013

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State Questioning Xcel’s Bill Increase

The state says Xcel Energy is charging Minnesota families too much for electricity.

02/28/2013

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Outrage Over New Comcast Fee Hike Has Politicians, Regulators Involved

A notice from Comcast — also known as XFINITY — of a new fee is prompting outrage and confusion.

02/20/2013

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2 Bills Propose Sales Tax On Clothing In Minnesota

A proposal to reform taxes in Minnesota could have you paying more for clothing.

01/14/2013

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1st Minn. House Bills On School IOUs, Property Tax

The first batch of bills in the Minnesota House will attempt to whittle away at state IOUs to schools, give more property taxpayers rebates, install a health care insurance exchange and prop up investment grant programs.

01/08/2013

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Panel Cuts Legal Fee Bills For Minn. Redistricting

A Minnesota court panel has slashed the legal bills for those who sued over this year’s political redistricting.

08/16/2012

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Bills Backs US Budget Cutting Agencies, Aid

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills says he would support eliminating four federal Cabinet departments, instituting a 17-percent flat tax for individuals and corporations, means-testing Social Security and raising the retirement age.

05/29/2012

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Minn. Gov. Dayton Vetoes Lawsuit Reform Bills

Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed four Republican-sponsored bills Friday that made major changes to the state’s civil legal system, describing the legislation as the product of special interest groups and again criticizing legislative Republicans, saying they’re “too extreme to lead.”

02/10/2012

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MN Legislative Panels To Hear Wolf Hunting Bills

Minnesota House and Senate panels will be taking their first looks at plans for the resumption of wolf hunting and trapping.

01/26/2012

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