Starting Monday, Minnesota’s tax on tobacco is the sixth-highest in the country. The tax just jumped to $2.83 from $1.60, making the average pack of cigarettes in Minnesota now $7.51. Lawmakers who upped the tax said they did it not only to raise money, but to get people to quit.
A man is dead and a woman is in critical condition after a double shooting in north Minneapolis.
The price of a Powerball lottery ticket is going to double next year, going from $1 to $2. So how do Powerball players feel about the change?