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MN Travelers Express Concern Over Travel Alerts

After a U.S. drone strike killed four alleged al-Qaida members in Yemen, the State Department is telling non-essential personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen to leave the country. The order follows a threat by al-Qaida that has triggered temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across the Middle East and Africa.

08/06/2013

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State Dept. Sends Minn. Hip-Hop Artist To Africa

The U.S. State Department is sending a Minnesota hip-hop artist to Africa as part of a cultural exchange program.

05/04/2013

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Good Question: Is Mexico Safe?

Last year 200,000 Minnesotans left this frigid, snowy land for the sun and the beaches of Mexico. But with a U.S. State Department travel warning still in effect, is Mexico safe?

03/07/2011

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Minn. Native Is No. 2 At State Dept.

A Minnesota native has been sworn in as the number two person at the U.S. State Department.

01/05/2011

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