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Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Doggy Day Care

Our pets aren’t just animals that live in our house, they’re part of the family. And like any family member they deserve the best care.

05/02/2013

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Infant Deaths In Child Care Down In Minn., Report Shows

Minnesota human services officials say the number of infant deaths in child care settings has dropped significantly this year.

04/03/2013

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Home Care Workers Rally For Chance To Vote On Union

Home care workers rallied at the Capitol Thursday, asking lawmakers to change the law and allow them to vote to form a union.

03/21/2013

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DFL Lawmakers Revive Child Care Unionization

Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill Monday calling for a union election. It would give Minnesota child care providers a chance to vote on whether to form a union.

02/25/2013

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Bees Attack Day Care Kids In St. Paul

The St. Paul Fire Department says 11 daycare kids and two adults were walking along Mississippi River Boulevard late Wednesday morning when they were attacked by a swarm of bees.

09/19/2012

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Eagan Day Care Provider Charged With Manslaughter

An Eagan day care provider has been charged with manslaughter after a 3-month-old child died in her care.

07/11/2012

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Family Talks About Parents, Sister Killed At Day Care

Relatives of the victims of a triple slaying at a Brooklyn Park home day care spoke out Tuesday, in an effort to stop these kinds of crimes from happening and find the man responsible.

04/10/2012

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8-Month-Old Dies At In-House Day Care

An 8-month-old baby died at a Coon Rapids, Minn. day care on Wednesday afternoon.

02/16/2012

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Brooklyn Center Day Care Shut Down By The State

About 100 families in the Twin Cities are forced to find a new day care for their kids after theirs was forced to shut down Tuesday.

02/02/2012

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Pro-Union Day Care Providers Speak Out

Child care union organizers on Thursday launched a tough offensive against state Republican lawmakers. The union organizers accused lawmakers of a deliberate campaign to kill a unionization vote.

12/15/2011

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Dayton To Contest Child Care Unionization Ruling

Gov. Mark Dayton will contest a court-ordered temporary injunction that sidetracked a planned unionization vote by in-home child care providers.

12/08/2011

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Dayton Defers Next Move On Day Care Union

Gov. Mark Dayton won’t make another move on a daycare unionization push until after a Minnesota judge issues a written order explaining his reasons for sidetracking a planned vote by in-home providers.

12/06/2011

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Day Care Providers Sue Over Union Vote

A group of child care workers backed by a coalition of conservative-leaning groups filed a lawsuit Monday aimed at blocking a unionization election for some home-based providers.

11/28/2011

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Man Charged With Purse Thefts At Day Care

A 29-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of stealing purses from the cars of mothers dropping their children off at a Lakeville day care.

11/22/2011

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Minn. Legislature Examines Child-Care Union Push

Minnesota daycare providers who are not eligible to vote in an upcoming unionization election say they would still be affected by agreements reached between a new union and the state, and should be given a vote.

11/21/2011

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Reality Check: Unionizing Day Care

Minnesota has some of the highest child care costs in the country for center-based day cares.

11/16/2011

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Dayton Orders Union Vote By Child Care Providers

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered a vote among home-based child care providers about whether they should unionize.

11/15/2011

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Legislators Hold Hearing On Unionizing Child Care

Legislators heard from both opponents and supporters of unionizing in-home child care during a House committee hearing in Waite Park Monday night.

10/25/2011

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Study: Child Care In Minn. Among Most Expensive

Minnesota ranks among the least affordable states for child care, according to a new national study, and those high prices coupled with the recession have resulted in more parents receiving state subsidies for the service.

10/10/2011

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Talking Points: Unionizing Home Day Cares

It is highly controversial topic that has providers and politicians split. Should home day care workers be allowed to form a union?

09/25/2011

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Esme’s Blog: Unionizing Day Care Workers

This week I called a dozen different home providers for a story on the effort to unionize day care workers. All of them told me the unionization effort was a bad idea.

09/24/2011

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Hearing Held On Unionizing Minn. Day Care Workers

Supporters and opponents of unionizing day care workers packed a contentious hearing at the State Capitol Thursday night.

09/22/2011

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The Battle Over Unionizing Home Day Care Providers

There’s a major push underway to unionize Minnesota’s 11,000 home day care workers.

09/20/2011

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Unionization Divides Day Care Community

Gov. Mark Dayton has the power to make a single decision that would divide day care providers across the state.

08/29/2011

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Judge Restores Child Care Funds Caught In Shutdown

The judge overseeing appeals from the Minnesota government shutdown has restored funding for a child-care program that serves nearly 16,000 children in more than 9,000 low-income families.

07/13/2011

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