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Panel Considers Repeal Of Teacher Skills Test

Several members of a House education committee favor repeal of a law that requires a basic skills test for teachers. The K-12 education committee met to consider a task force’s report on the test.


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Xcel CEO: Corporations Can Do More to Hire Veterans

Among those testifying in Washington Wednesday on ways to hire more military veterans was the chairman of Xcel Energy.


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School Bus Drivers Test Road Skills In Competition

Fifty Minnesota school bus drivers are putting their skills to the test — in hopes of advancing to a national competition this summer. The drivers are participating in a statewide competition on Saturday in Arden Hills.


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Program Gives Ex-Offenders A 2nd Chance At Life

A new program for out-of-work and struggling men is teaching them to build homes, and build a better future for themselves.


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As Manufacturing Jobs Return, Students Get Ready

If Minnesota’s manufacturing sector is going to re-tool for a brighter future, it will need skilled young talent like high school junior Bryce Brethorst.