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Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.


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Study: ‘Retirement Readiness’ Down In Twin Cities

The Twin Cities is ranked high in lots of categories, but a new survey shows one group is pretty pessimistic.


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State Government Retirements Break Annual Record

The number of employees retiring from state government has hit a new annual record, and some officials worry they won’t be able to replace the skills walking out the door.


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Retired NFL Players Say They Are Being Excluded

A group of retired NFL players has filed a complaint against the league and its current players, saying they have been excluded from the negotiation sessions taking place in an attempt to end the lockout.



Retired Educators Under Fire For Returning To Work

As school districts in Minnesota have allowed retirees to return to work, some say they are getting a deal, while others wonder if the educators are double-dipping — by collecting both a salary and a pension.


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Duluth City Retirees Take Insurance Case To Court

The Minnesota Supreme Court is considering whether the City of Duluth can change health insurance benefits for its retirees to match those of its current employees.