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Longtime Rep. Kahn Turns Back Noor Challenge

Longtime state Rep. Phyllis Kahn survives Democratic primary challenge from Somali activist.

08/12/2014

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Republicans Pick Johnson, McFadden For Top Offices

The voting is over and the counting has begun in Minnesota, where the top prizes in the primary were the Republican nominations to take on Democrats Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Al Franken in November. Dayton and Franken had little-known Democratic challengers as each sought a second term. But four major Republican rivals jockeyed for the party’s nod to take on Dayton, with no sign of a clear front-runner. Businessman Mike McFadden was favored to challenge Franken in the fall.

08/12/2014

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Mpls. Working To Make Sure Kahn-Noor Race Goes Smoothly

On Primary Election Day, there’s a Minneapolis race for the statehouse that’s had shoving matches, fist fights and claims of voter intimidation. That’s why the city is doing something it has never done before. Sergeants-at-arms have been assigned at polling places in key precincts to make sure there are no problems.

08/12/2014

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Good Question: What Does Minnesota’s Lieutenant Governor Do?

LT. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon announced on Tuesday she will not seek re-election with Gov. Mark Dayton this fall. The former DFL state senator and Duluth city councilwoman said she considered her work on health care and seniors most rewarding during her term, but that she had “expected to be more involved in some policy initiatives and I found ways to do that.”

01/14/2014

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For The 1st Time A Century, Beer Might Flow At Minn. Capitol

There are few other places in the historic Minnesota State Capitol where beer drinking should be more welcome: The basement cafeteria, styled as a German Rathskeller. Now, for the first time in almost 100 years, alcohol may be available on certain occasions.

05/22/2013

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Mother Of Motorcycle Crash Victim Seeks New Laws

The mother of the motorcyclist who was killed in a crash this week is calling on legislators to feel her pain and try again to enact a mandatory helmet law in the state of Minnesota.

06/08/2012

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Minn. Lawmaker To Introduce New Medical Records Bill

On Monday, a Minneapolis lawmaker will introduce a bill that could answer a recent mystery surrounding Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

02/05/2011

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