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21 min ago | WKBT
Minnesota is trying to remove a longtime ban on alcohol sales on Sunday. Lawmakers have introduced seven different bills to either phase out or remove the ban completely.
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3 hrs ago | CBS Local
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain goes on location at the Michigan Political Leadership Program's annual dinner on March 6 at Laurel Manor to interview Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson and Republican Party Chair Bobby Schostak The dup talk about the governor's race, the U.S. Senate race between Terri Lynn Land and Gary ... (more)
5 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times
Even though Old Man Winter has made himself comfortable high atop a Minnesota snowbank and doesn't appear to be in a hurry to leave, Mother Nature won't be able to tolerate him for much longer.
9 hrs ago | MLive.com
More people will be getting health care 10 years from now thanks to Obamacare, said Tim Pawlenty, a former Minnesota governor and Republican presidential candidate.
12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
The research firm CoreLogic says about 10 percent of mortgaged properties in Minnesota are "underwater," compared to about 16 percent a year earlier.
Kent and Diego Love-Ramirez recently moved to St. Paul, Minn., where the law allows same-sex marriage and shared legal custody of their adopted son; rights denied to them in Michigan.
Hundreds came to the State Capitol Thursday to ask legislators to give $100 million to provide shelter for the homeless.
They deserve to be able to say to a man or a woman, if they so desire: "I believe I am your child.
With Minnesota's propane shortage and a colder-than-normal winter taken into account, Governor Mark Dayton is expanding eligibility for Minnesota's Low- Income Home Energy Assistance Program .
Acting with rare speed, the Minnesota House drove a $500 million package of tax cuts and repeals toward passage Thursday in a clear sign of the state's improved fortunes.
There's no question that Minnesota's tax policies directly impact economic growth and opportunity in the state.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has proposed $616 million in tax cuts as part of a plan to deal with a projected $1.2 billion budget surplus.
Prior to 2001, state estate taxes posed no additional burden on estates because a federal tax credit effectively paid the state tax dollar for dollar.
After a brutal winter, Minnesota may be starting to climb out of the deep freeze.
When admitted to St. Benedict's Senior Community, the resident had declared that resuscitation efforts should be made in life-threatening situations.
With minimum-wage legislation apparently on a fast track in the Minnesota Legislature, we remain dubious about government's ability to know what wages should be.
Barring something truly world-historic, catastrophic and unforeseen happening, 2014 will be Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's last year as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.