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House Votes To Reduce Seniority As Teacher Layoff Factor

The Minnesota House has passed a divisive Republican bill that would minimize the role of seniority in teacher layoff decisions statewide. School boards would be required to include evaluations of teachers in layoff decisions under the proposal.

03/06/2015

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JC Penney To Close 33 Stores, Including 1 In Worthington

J.C. Penney plans to close 33 stores, including one in Minnesota, as part of a cost-cutting initiative. The Minnesota store slated for closure is at the Northland Mall in Worthington. J.C. Penney announced Wednesday it will cut 2,000 jobs as the struggling department-store operator tries to get back on the path to profitability. The 33 stores will be closed by early May.

01/15/2014

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Gov. Dayton Won’t Sign Teacher Layoff Bill

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he won’t sign a bill that would let schools lay off teachers by a system other than seniority.

03/30/2012

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Some State Workers Worry As Layoff Letters Arrive

Thousands of state workers have opened their mailboxes Saturday to find letters they didn’t want but knew were coming.

06/11/2011

The Nite Show with Mischke – 7/28/10

Is Global Warming just a bunch of hooey?  That’s what retired physicist Leo Johnson believes.  The author of Understanding the Global Warming Hoax sends Mischke into a tizzy.  After that, Dan Frantzen, author of the […]

07/29/2010