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Minnesota’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.8 Percent In September

The state’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point to 5.8 percent in September, a full two percentage points better than the national rate.

10/18/2012

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100 Straight Wins? And Father Still Outdoes His Son

Winning streaks are fun no matter what the sport; they’re even more fun when they last for nine consecutive years.

10/16/2012

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Dr Michael Osterholm Addresses Meningitis Issue On WCCO

Here are Dr Osterholm and Morning host Dave Lee

10/08/2012

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Fired Senate Aide Brodkorb Sues State, Senate

A former Minnesota Senate aide who was fired after having an affair with the chamber’s top Republican leader filed a lawsuit Monday saying he was treated unfairly and discriminated against because female employees involved in similar relationships didn’t lose their jobs.

07/23/2012

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Good Question: How Much Will Minn. Lose If Vikings Leave?

If the Minnesota Vikings left Minnesota, there would be a loss to the economy both directly and indirectly. But how severe that loss is depends on your perspective.

11/08/2011

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Fewer People Moving To Minnesota

U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday show fewer people are moving to Minnesota.

09/22/2011

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Dayton, Lawmakers Leave St. Paul To Focus On Jobs

Gov. Mark Dayton and key Republican lawmakers are getting around the state as they focus on creating jobs.

09/09/2011

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States Brace For Grad Rate Dips As Formula Changes

States are bracing for plummeting high school graduation rates as districts nationwide dump flawed measurement formulas that often undercounted dropouts and produced inflated results.

07/27/2011

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Shutdown’s Over, But When Do Services Return?

Now that a budget deal has been reached, you might be surprised to find out that reopening after the shutdown is, in some cases, much harder than you might think.

07/20/2011

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End Of Minn. Shutdown Comes As Relief To Workers

The end of Minnesota’s government shutdown comes as a relief to laid-off employees and people who depend on their services.

07/20/2011

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Minn. Agencies Have Post-Shutdown Recall Plans

The administration of Gov. Mark Dayton says state employees idled by the shutdown can check a state website to know what day to come back to work.

07/19/2011

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What’s At Risk If The Government Shuts Down?

On Tuesday, the decision was made to keep the Minnesota court system open if the state government shuts down two days from now. But what else could be added to that list? And what will remain closed?

06/28/2011

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Bloomington Kennedy Baseball’s Road To State

In Minnesota’s spring, some baseball teams bloom, and that’s exactly what happened at Bloomington Kennedy High School, not to mention Target Field.

06/13/2011

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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

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Minn. Capitol: 106 Years Old And Due For Some TLC?

The debate over dollars at Minnesota’s Capitol turns this week to consideration of upgrades to the 106-year-old building itself.

04/10/2011

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