Report: Twin Cities Weddings Cost More Than National AverageA new report breaks down the amount the average American couple spends on their wedding day -- and the result may make eloping sound like a pretty good plan.
Reality Check: Lawmakers Getting Paid Over Spring Break?Minnesota lawmakers haven't had a pay hike since 1999. But they can boost their take-home pay with per diem -- up to $76 per day in the Minnesota House, and up to $86 a day in the Minnesota Senate.
Gov. Dayton Under Fire For Trip On State-Owned PlaneMinnesota's independent State Auditor said Gov. Mark Dayton broke a law when he took a political trip with a campaign staffer on the state-owned plane. While the Office of Legislative Auditor said Dayton broke a law, the report also admits that the law is very vague.
Don’t Neglect End-Of-Year Tax Write OffsIn the midst of the holidays, taxes are likely the last thing on the minds of most people. But maybe they shouldn't be. From selling a car to buying energy efficient windows, there are ways to get money back before 2013 comes to an end. And there may be a few extra tax deductions that most people don’t even know about, according to Jeff Bergerson of Bergerson Tax Services in St. Paul. The Energy Efficient Credit is a major one.
Minn. Senate Cuts Daily Expenses $50K In SessionA push to curb lawmakers' daily expense payments yielded savings in the Republican-controlled Senate this session.
MN Company Helps Families Pay For Medical Expenses Healthcare costs can break any family, no matter how much they make. But a Minnesota company is offering thousands of dollars in help to middle-class families. However, few Minnesotans are taking advantage of it.
'U' Professors Charged With Fraud For Being On 2 PayrollsTwo Georgia Tech professors face fraud charges after prosecutors accused them of being on the payrolls of two universities at the same time.