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3 hrs ago | WDIO
The Independence Party's candidate for U.S. Senate in Minnesota announced his support for a proposed copper nickel mine on the Iron Range.
4 hrs ago | TwinCities
Danielle Petroske, left, and Misti Germundson are married by Rev. Tom Ewald during a ceremony Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Unity Church-Unitarian in St. Paul.
5 hrs ago | Star Tribune
This is pay raise day for thousands of Minnesotans. Today, after nine years in the $6.15-an-hour cellar, the state minimum wage moves ahead of the federal $7.25 level to $8, the first step on a road to $9.50 for most employers on Aug. 1, 2016, and automatic inflationary adjustments starting in 2018.
8 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
The four patient advocates on the task force overseeing the rollout and impact of the state's new law know they're outnumbered by law enforcement representatives, medical professionals and substance abuse specialists, who together hold 12 of 23 seats.
9 hrs ago | Star Tribune
Israeli children on a hill overlooking the Israeli-Gaza border in Sderot, Israel, July 26, 2014.
14 hrs ago | The Raw Story
Two 19-year-old hockey players in Minnesota have admitted that they videotaped themselves having sex with a 15-year-old girl, but said they were not guilty of child pornography because the act was consensual.
17 hrs ago | KVOX-FM Fargo
Authorities say 39-year-old Brian George Fitch Sr. is a career criminal who got out of prison in February on supervised release for a burglary conviction and was already a wanted fugitive again on a Department of Corrections warrant.
A Department of Veterans Affairs facility in the Phoenix area was among those singled out for long wait times for veterans to receive medical care.
Members of a tour group take photos while observing the NOvA far detector on July 24, 2014, in Ash River, Minn.
On Tuesday July 22, 2014, I joined Minnesotans at the St. Paul State Office Building to show my support for the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan.
Noticing more mosquitoes than normal? You're not imagining things -- numbers are up in the Twin Cities metro due to the early summer's heavy rains.
Nine home health care workers have filed a lawsuit to block a vote starting Friday that could organize the state's home care workers under the Service Employees International Union.
Norm Johnson measures some of the corn at his farm where he was born and lived all his life on Thursday July 24. Sweet corn season creates a new option for Minnesotans in search of homegrown vegetables.
Jesse "The Body" Ventura has emerged victorious in court, to the tune of $1.8 million in a defamation case against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.
An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa may seem like a distant threat to many Americans, but it is stirring fear in Minnesota, home to thousands of Liberian immigrants.
The Minnesota Department of Health met with leaders from the local Liberian community Monday to discuss concerns regarding the ongoing outbreak of Ebola in Western Africa.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:05 pm
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