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Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSA

The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.


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Federal Grants To Provide Aid For At-Risk Youth

Minnesota and Wisconsin have received federal grants to help provide academic and work-skills training for at-risk youth. The U.S. Department of Labor announced the YouthBuild grants Wednesday. Wisconsin is getting a total of $3.5 million to support four programs, and a St. Paul group is getting $768,000.


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Reality Check: The Cost Of The Mpls. Super Bowl

Minnesota’s 2018 Super Bowl bid committee promised more than a great party. The state pledged to pick up a super tab, too. We may never know all of the details about Minnesota’s Super Bowl bid. Under state law, it’s private.


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Minn. Health Exchange Seeks $45M Federal Grant

Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is seeking a $45 million federal grant to pay for its operations next year. The board of directors of MNsure met Wednesday to review the grant request.


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Minn. Lawmakers Question Health Insurance Exchange

Republican lawmakers are questioning Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s authority to move ahead with a state health insurance exchange using federal dollars.


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Dayton Exploring Chance For Federal School Grants

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to lobby the U.S. education secretary about getting Minnesota into a competitive federal grant program the state previously missed out on.


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Minn. To Get Over $8.8M In Conservation Grants

Minnesota is getting over $8.8 million dollars in federal grants for conservation projects in the Mississippi River Basin.