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Beatle-Mania Comes To MN With Beatle Project

Its been nearly five decades since Beatle-mania took over the world. Now the Beatles are back in a big way. This time, they’re getting a Minnesota twist.

11/30/2011

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Minn. Finds Money For Honor Guards At Vet Funerals

The American Legion and other service organizations are looking for funding alternatives after learning the state will no longer pay for honor guards at veterans’ funerals.

08/31/2011

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Minn. Program For Immigrant Doctors Loses Funding

A University of Minnesota program that helps immigrant doctors qualify to practice in Minnesota has fallen victim to last month’s state budget agreement.

08/08/2011

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Debt Ceiling Cuts Worry U Of M Grad Students

Pell Grant funding for undergraduate students was preserved in the law to raise the federal debt ceiling, but it was financed by curbs to student loan subsidies that helped graduate students.

08/03/2011

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Government Shutdown Hits Homeless Shelters

A government shutdown could create a huge setback for Minnesotans who are already in need. Funding for some programs that prevent homelessness is no longer available.

07/01/2011

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Help Offered To Farm Families Affected By Rains

New services are bringing relief to farm families hit by heavy rains that caused extensive damage across southern Minnesota last September.

06/29/2011

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FACT CHECK: Bachmann Bomblets Raising Eyebrows

Michele Bachmann’s claim that she has “never gotten a penny” from a family farm that’s been subsidized by the government is at odds with her financial disclosure statements. They show tens of thousands in personal income from the operation.

06/28/2011

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Hearing To Consider Court Funding During MN Shutdown

Three days before a government shutdown the lawyers for the Attorney General’s Office, the Public Defender’s Office and Gov. Mark Dayton fought to keep funding for the judicial branch of government.

06/27/2011

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MnSCU Trustees OK Budget With Tuition Increases

The trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system have approved a budget that raises tuition, cuts programs and eliminates positions.

06/22/2011

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Meeting Held In DC To Discuss Amtrak Woes

U.S. Sens. Kent Conrad and John Hoeven says BNSF Railway and Amtrak each have pledged to pay one-third of the cost of saving track threatened by flooding in northeast North Dakota.

06/15/2011

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Dam Funding Cut Could Allow Spread Of Asian Carp

A Minnesota House committee has eliminated funding to rebuild a dam that officials say is the best option for stopping the spread of invasive Asian carp into many of the state’s northern lakes.

05/20/2011

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U Of M Law School Prepares For No State Funding

With another round of cuts to higher education expected from the Legislature this year, the University of Minnesota Law School is adapting in a dramatic way — by working toward financial independence.

05/17/2011

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Could Minn. Get More High-Speed Train Money?

Twenty-four states, the District of Columbia and Amtrak are vying for $2.4 billion in federal aid that became available when Florida’s governor canceled a high-speed rail project in his state, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Wednesday.

04/06/2011

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Top Lawmakers: Vikings Stadium Secondary To Budget

A plan to build a new Minnesota Vikings stadium has found few cheerleaders at the Capitol, where legislative leaders from both parties said Friday the stadium push must take a backseat to the state’s budget problems.

04/01/2011

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GOP-Backed Bills Cut Minn. State Park Funding

Up to 10 state parks might have to be mothballed until state finances improve under funding cuts included in Republican-backed environmental bills approved by the Minnesota House and Senate, state Department of Natural Resources officials said.

03/30/2011

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