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Good Question: How Many Smokers Will Quit With The Cig Tax Hike?

Starting Monday, Minnesota’s tax on tobacco is the sixth-highest in the country. The tax just jumped to $2.83 from $1.60, making the average pack of cigarettes in Minnesota now $7.51. Lawmakers who upped the tax said they did it not only to raise money, but to get people to quit.

07/01/2013

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Albert Lea Gun Shop Forced To Stop Selling Firearms

An Albert Lea gun shop that’s been in business for more than 30 years will stop selling firearms next month.

02/28/2013

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Best Flea Markets In Minnesota

With a focus on bargains and unique finds, checking out your local flea market can feel like a treasure hunt.

07/24/2012

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Rick Santorum Visits MN Before Caucus

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rick Santorum made a stop at a Twin Cities mega church just two days before Minnesota’s caucuses.

02/05/2012

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Dam Funding Cut Could Allow Spread Of Asian Carp

A Minnesota House committee has eliminated funding to rebuild a dam that officials say is the best option for stopping the spread of invasive Asian carp into many of the state’s northern lakes.

05/20/2011

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Lawsuit Filed To Stop Implementation Of Union Law

A judge was considering Friday whether to block enactment of a law taking away nearly all collective bargaining rights from the vast majority of Wisconsin’s public workers.

03/11/2011