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Will Dayton Drop His Clothing Tax Proposal?

Minnesota retailers are hoping Gov. Mark Dayton will reconsider the part of his budget plan that would tax some pieces of clothing.

03/11/2013

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Dayton Ready To Drop Minnesota Sales Tax Overhaul

After taking a lot of heat from the business community, Gov. Mark Dayton is dropping one of his sales tax proposals.

03/08/2013

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50th Anniversary Of Minnesota’s ‘Murder Of The Century’

It may be Minnesota’s most notorious murder case and it happened 50 years ago today.

03/06/2013

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Mayo Study: Implantable Ring Controls Chronic Acid Reflux

A Mayo Clinic study finds that an implant can control acid reflux.

02/20/2013

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Jumps In Gas Prices A Challenge For Small Stations, Too

Gas is now selling for about $3.76 a gallon in the Twin Cities, and motorists aren’t the only ones complaining about big jumps in prices. Independent gas stations are also feeling the squeeze.

02/18/2013

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School, Community Aim To Quell South High Racial Issues

Students involved in a violent food fight at Minneapolis South High School could face criminal charges.

02/15/2013

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Bill To Crack Down On Puppy Mills Passes First Hurdle

A bill that would regulate dog and cat breeders in Minnesota has passed its first test in the state legislature.

02/13/2013

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More Than 100 Animals Killed In Barn Fire

More than 100 animals, mostly cows, were killed in a barn fire in San Francisco Township early Tuesday morning.

02/12/2013

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What Happens Now That Pope Benedict Is Stepping Down?

Declaring that he lacks the strength to do his job, Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he will resign Feb. 28 — becoming the first pontiff to step down in 600 years.

02/11/2013

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Rock Salt Still The Best De-Icer

What’s the best chemical for melting ice on our highways? The Minnesota Department of Transportation commissioned a study on the question. The findings suggest we’ve been down this road before.

02/07/2013

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Minnesota Gets High Marks On Its Elections

A new study ranks Minnesota near the top for the way it handles its elections. All 50 states were ranked by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

02/06/2013

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Why Are Gas Prices Going Up?

If you drive a car, you’ve noticed a 30 cent jump in gas prices in recent weeks. But why? The reasons are many, according to the experts.

01/29/2013

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Public Policy Poll Gives Dayton High Approval Marks

A new poll finds Gov. Mark Dayton leading the list of possible Republicans who may challenge him in 2014.

01/24/2013

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Minnesota Jobless Rate Drops To Pre-Meltdown Level

Minnesota added 9,100 jobs in December, bringing unemployment rates in the state down to levels not seen since before the financial crisis of 2008.

01/17/2013

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Union Depot Welcomes Inner City Bus Service

There is another mile-marker for the newly-restored Union Depot in St Paul. Starting on Monday, Jefferson Lines is providing bus service to and from the majestic station.

01/14/2013

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