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1 hr ago | Marshall Independent

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What would you do if you just discovered the highest-ranking leaders of an organization you thoroughly believe in have for almost 30 years misled everyone to cover up crimes of their front-line leaders? Catholics across Minnesota - along with the Vatican and even Pope Francis - need to be asking themselves that question about the Archdiocese of ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

KSTP

Ebola Victim in Liberia was Set to Visit Family in Minn. Next Month

An unthinkable loss for a Minnesota family, is a warning for the rest of us. "I don't want all of this to be for nothing," said Decontee Sawyer, Patrick Sawyer's wife.

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Star Tribune

Beware of the debt ceiling myth

There's a commonly held but incorrect notion that voting against the debt ceiling reins in new spending commitments.

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Valley News Live

50 million gallons of oil passes through Minn.

The Department of Public Safety is releasing, for the first time ever, the amount of oil being moved through Minnesota on trains.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Star Tribune

To heal church, Nienstedt must go

Signs abound that the leadership crisis sparked by priest abuse of children in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has come to a breaking point.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Minnesota, Sex Scandal, Wedding, Opinion

Star Tribune

Wanted: Manufacturers for new medical pot program

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Dr. Marshall Brinton saw the headlines after Minnesota passed a medical marijuana law, looked around at the equipment in his old veterinary laboratory and thought: Yeah, I could do that.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, Drugs, Marijuana

CBS Local

173 Undocumented Central American Kids Living In MN

New numbers say 173 undocumented kids are living in Minnesota. That number represents a fraction of the thousands of children who have come to the U.S. from Central America, where gangs are recruiting young members and murders are commonplace.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Minnesota, Family, Kids, St. Paul, MN

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Star Tribune

Muslim roots run deep in U.S. and in Minnesota

Arshia Sandozi is one of 25 Minnesota Muslims featured in the traveling exhibit.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Minnesota, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, Religion, Islam, Opinion

Minnesota Cities

Let's Talk: The Ins and Outs of the OSA

A discussion with Rebecca Otto, the Minnesota state auditor The Minnesota Office of the State Auditor is a key player in the state's oversight of cities and other local governments.

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TwinCities

Minnesota primary: Four Republicans vie for chance to face Mark Dayton

It will be a political phenomenon like nothing Minnesotans have experienced in decades: a wide-open, four-candidate Republican primary election for governor on Aug. 12. After the GOP endorsed losing candidates in the past two statewide elections, this year more governor wannabes decided to skip the party's cumbersome endorsing process and jump ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota

TwinCities

Minnesota: E. coli levels up on Lake Superior beach

The Minnesota Department of Health is warning swimmers about elevated E. coli levels on the Lake Superior beach in the Twin Ports.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

TwinCities

Carousel's century

As 10-year-old Caroline Tison stepped onto the carousel's platform in Como Park Wednesday, she eyed her prospects carefully.

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KSTP

Minnesotans Take Sides in Israel-Gaza Conflict, Plea for Peace

The conflict in Israel and Gaza is dividing the world, and many folks in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Minnesota, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Marshall Independent

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

What would you do if you just discovered the highest-ranking leaders of an organization you thoroughly believe in have for almost 30 years misled everyone to cover up crimes of their front-line leaders? Catholics across Minnesota - along with the Vatican and even Pope Francis - need to be asking themselves that question about the Archdiocese of ... (more)

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KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Feds: Minn. Receives 173 Immigrant Children Jul. 24

The federal government says 173 unaccompanied immigrant children have been placed in Minnesota since the start of the year.

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Related Topix: Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Minnesota

News Observer

Wisconsin makes Minnesota offer on tax reciprocity

Still, Revenue Secretary Rick Chandler and Wisconsin lawmakers who live on the border with Minnesota said they hoped the two states could reach agreement for the 2015 tax year before a Sept.

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CBS Local

Wisconsin Makes Minnesota Offer On Tax Reciprocity

Wisconsin's latest income tax reciprocity offer to Minnesota does not include an additional payment of up to $6 million a year that its neighbor wanted, a demand that the head of Wisconsin's Revenue Department derided Thursday as "unprecedented."

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Star Tribune

Franken vs. McFadden starting to get interesting

A lifelong resident of Minnesota, Michael Brodkorb is an experienced communications, social media, public affairs & research consultant and is an observer of all things political.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Al Franken, Minnesota, University of Virginia

Chronicle.com

Anti-Union Vote in Minn. Is Rare Setback in National Campaign for Adjunct Unions

The Service Employees International Union is accustomed to winning - persuading adjunct faculty members to unionize on campuses around the country.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Macalester College, Hamline University, Antioch University-Seattle

Lake County Examiner Online

WCCF Enhanced Visitation affords reduced recidivism

On Saturday, June 28, an overwhelming smell of hamburgers and hotdogs on the charcoal barbeque filled the air at Warner Creek Correctional Facility .A total of 69 pre-approved friends and family members lined up outside the front entrance anxiously waiting to visit their incarcerated loved ones.

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Related Topix: Prison, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Oregon Government, Oregon, Minnesota

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