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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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SOPA, PIPA Bills Pit Piracy Controls Against Free Speech

In our internet age it’s something we so take for granted — the open and easy access to both information and entertainment.

01/17/2012

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Consumer Advocate Reviewing Xcel Rate Hike Request

The Colorado Office of Consumer Counsel is closely studying Xcel Energy Inc.’s request for a $141.9 million electricity rate hike, which would raise the typical residential customer’s monthly bill by about 6 percent.

11/24/2011

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Xcel Energy Could Give Refunds On Energy Bills

Don’t let Thursday’s cold temperatures make you worry about winter heating costs, you could soon be getting a rebate from Xcel Energy.

11/17/2011

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Suspicious Bills Showing Up At Local Businesses

Some companies around the Twin Cities say a corporation they’ve never done business with is sending them bills for hundreds of dollars.

08/16/2011

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Colorado Provides Bulk Of Xcel Energy Profits

Colorado provided 42 percent of Xcel Energy profits during the second quarter of 2011.

07/29/2011

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Minn. Bill Would Mix Local Police In Immigration

A House panel has voted to invalidate ordinances preventing Minneapolis and St. Paul police from asking about a person’s immigration status unless related to a crime.

04/28/2011

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Minn. Counties Waiting For State GOP To Pay Bills

At least three Minnesota counties are waiting for the Republican Party of Minnesota to reimburse them for document-copying costs stemming from the November election.

04/23/2011

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$3,000 In Rare Coins And Bills Stolen Near Austin

Sheriff’s deputies in Mower County in southern Minnesota are looking for the burglar who stole $3,000 in collectible coins and bills from a woman in Austin Township over the weekend.

04/11/2011

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Minn. K-12 Bill Ups Pupil Payments, Cuts Programs

The Minnesota House passed an education funding bill early Wednesday that increases per-pupil payments to public schools while also making major changes to how schools operate, including ending the current teacher tenure system and banning teacher strikes.

03/30/2011

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Minn. Bill Would Set Open Sentences For Sex Crimes

A House panel has approved a proposal to put the most dangerous sex offenders away for open-ended prison terms as lawmakers search for new ways to deal with the soaring cost of confining sexual predators.

03/15/2011

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Bill Would Ban Human Cloning In Minnesota

A bill attempting to head off possible human cloning is starting its travel through Minnesota’s Legislature.

03/15/2011

Good Question: Where Do Those ‘Fees’ Come From?

You sign up for a $50 cell phone plan, but the bill comes to more than $60. It’s the same story with your cable TV bill. So, what are all of those fees and where does the money actually go?

01/20/2011

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