Panel's Recommendations For MN Sex Offender ProgramThere are about 700 sex offenders currently being treated in the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. A federal judge has warned the state, that many of them are being detained for longer than they should.
Controversial Diabetes Drug Under FDA Microscope AgainA former blockbuster diabetes drug is going under the FDA's microscope again. New research suggests Avandia may be safer than first thought, although critics aren't buying it. The FDA panel is looking at a new analysis on the drug, which shows it's just as safe as older diabetes drugs.
Klobuchar, Franken Form US Attorney Search PanelU.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have formed an advisory committee to lead the search for the next U.S. Attorney for Minnesota. The committee consists of seven seasoned attorneys, judges and law enforcement professionals.
Wis. Budget Panel Votes To Prohibit Sugary Drinks Bans No Wisconsin city could prohibit the sale of large, sugary drinks as was done in New York City under a provision that has been added to the state budget.
Panel Cuts Legal Fee Bills For Minn. RedistrictingA Minnesota court panel has slashed the legal bills for those who sued over this year's political redistricting.
Regents Panel To Meet On Sviggum Dual Jobs A panel of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents will meet Friday to determine whether Regent Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest.
Medtronic: FDA Panel Rejects Heart CatheterMedtronic Inc. says a panel advising the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has concluded that an experimental catheter from the medical device maker poses a potential health risk that outweighs its benefit to patients.
Residents Want Vote For Minn. Vikings Stadium PlanResidents of a Minnesota county facing a local sales tax hike to help build a new, billion-dollar NFL stadium spoke out overwhelmingly Wednesday in favor of letting them vote on the plan.
Ramsey Panel To Hear From Public On Stadium TaxResidents in one Minnesota county are turning out to speak on whether they should get to vote on a plan that would raise their taxes to pay for a new Vikings football stadium.
Panel Considers Metrodome Roof Repair ContractThe commission that owns the aging Metrodome in Minneapolis is expected to award a contract Friday to the only firm that bid on replacing the roof that collapsed under heavy snow in mid-December.
Minn. Panel To Review Capitol Security MeasuresGov. Mark Dayton and top lawmakers are activating a panel on Capitol security to recommend ways to keep the building safe for visitors, staff and officials.