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Census Data Shows MN Black Households' Income PlummetingNew U.S. Census data reveals the median household income for whites and Asians in Minnesota is twice that of African American households. The numbers show the median income for Minnesota's black households dropped nearly 15 percent, or about $4,500 in one year.
Dayton Wants New Financial Protection Law For ElderlyGov. Mark Dayton wants to stiffen the penalties for financial scammers who target older and vulnerable Minnesotans. The Democratic governor included a new financial protection law in his two-year budget proposal.
Good Question: Why Are We Waiting Longer To Buy Homes?Studies show that more Americans are waiting longer to get married, have kids and buy homes. The highest numbers of those putting off the big commitments are millennials -- those in the 20- to 35-year-old range.
Report: More Minnesotans Are Bike CommutingA new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the number of Minnesota commuters biking to work is on the incline. The amount of bikers has more than doubled from 1.9 percent in 2000 to 4.1 percent in 2012.
Report: Mpls. Has More Than 8,000 Bike Commuters The number of commuters riding their bikes to work keeps getting bigger in the City of Lakes. A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Minneapolis has an estimated 8,300 bike commuters.
North Dakota Bank Dumps Money Service Businesses, Loses Somalia AccountsA North Dakota bank is the latest financial institution in the United States and elsewhere that has decided to close the accounts of companies that transfer or convert money, a trend that has upset Somalis who want to send money home.
New Estimate Shows Minn. Population Tops 5.4MFeeling a bit more crowded around town? That's because more people are calling Minnesota home. A new estimate released Monday by the U.S. Census Bureau shows the state's population is still climbing.
Reality Check: Economic Impact Of Gay Marriage The Minnesota House has scheduled a vote for Thursday on the bill that would legalize same sex marriage.
Study: Hennepin County Has Big Number Of Outside CommutersA study from the U.S. Census Bureau released Tuesday shows that Hennepin County is among the highest in the country when it comes to people who commute from outside the area to work.
Census Finds 1,330 Gay Married Couples In Minn.Minnesota doesn't permit same-sex couples to marry, but new figures from the Census Bureau shows it has nearly as many married same-sex couples as Iowa, where the unions are legal.
Poverty On The Rise In Minnesota U.S. Census Bureau numbers show a sharp rise in poverty in Minnesota.