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47 min ago | WDIO

Boundary Waters Care Center Investigated For Neglect

Updated: 08/22/2014 5:32 PM Created: 08/22/2014 5:21 PM WDIO.com By: Laurie Stribling lstribling@wdio.com The Minnesota Department of Health said a nurse at the Boundary Waters Care Center neglected to provide proper care to a resident who later died.

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5 hrs ago | KSTP

Minn. Dept. of Human Rights Settles First Same-Sex Marriage Discrimination Case

It's the first case of its kind ever settled in our state: a Minnesota couple denied service at a wedding venue, because they're a same-sex couple.

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9 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

Vikings adding $19M to stadium project

The Minnesota Vikings are kicking in another $19.7 million for their new stadium to make sure it has the features they want.

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16 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Take it with You, Live Radio Theater from Duluth, Charms ...

There's something cool going on in Duluth. I mean, there are lots of cool things going on in Duluth; it's one of Minnesota's top tourist destinations, with the lake and the big ships and all.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Minnesota, Austin City Limits, Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CBS Local

Blue Angels Return To Duluth Air Show After Being Grounded

After being grounded last year because of the government's sequestration, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels have returned to Minnesota.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Minnesota, US Air Force

Twin Cities Daily Planet

A Minnesota 'moral movement'? North Carolina activist...

America "needs a moral compass," said the president of the North Carolina NAACP chapter who last week visited Minneapolis.

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Marshall Independent

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

It's remarkable that 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney got through the entire campaign without having to explain the glaring problem with the highly touted first item on his promised first-day-in-office agenda: allowing states to opt out of the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

CBS Local

Day 1

The Great Minnesota Get-Together is here at last, signaling the beginning of summer's end and the time for Minnesotans to eat food on-a-stick, drink and be merry.

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Star Tribune

Candidates for governor hit State Fair on opening day, spar over debates

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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

Star Tribune

Rick Nelson: Local fare shines at the Fair

There are more than 500 different foods available at the State Fair. This year, more than ever before, fairgoers can experience an actual taste of Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Minnesota, Beer, Drink, New Ulm, MN, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KSTP

Save Receipts for School Shopping to Save Money at Tax Time

The Minnesota Department of Revenue is reminding parents that some of those school supplies can be written off come next April 15. The state's tax laws include two types of K-12 tax relief programs.

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St. Cloud Times

State Fair's more than deep-fried fun; here are ideas

State Fair's more than deep-fried fun; here are ideas There is so much do to at the Great Minnesota Get-Together; here are some suggestions.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Theater, Arts, Foley, MN, Entertainment

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Some Northland beaches still contaminated

A no water contact advisory has been lifted for the Lakewalk East/16th Avenue East Beach and the Grand Marais Campground Beach.

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Related Topix: Health, E. Coli, Minnesota

City Pages

Rep. Ron Erhardt allegedly said, 'I'll blow your head off' when contacted by gun rights group

Each election cycle, the Minnesota Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance contacts the 280-plus candidates running for the Minnesota House in hopes of surveying them about their views on gun rights.

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

Medical News

QuitCash Challenge gives Minnesota smokers incentive to quit by offering $5,000 grand prize

QUITPLAN Services is bringing back the popular QuitCash Challenge, with a new twist.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Smoking, Medicine, Health

City Pages

Du Nord releases first of three gins vying to be the signature Fitzgerald Gin

As Minnesota's micro-distilleries are starting to kick things into high gear, a few folks are taking some interesting approaches to the release of their hooch.

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Related Topix: Drink, Gin, Liquor, Minnesota

WKBT

Wis., Minn. students earn top spots in ACT exam

High school seniors scored 22.9 out of a possible 36 on the ACT, ranking the state first among states in which at least half of graduates took the exam.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Minnesota

Marshall Independent

Let Go and Stretch

One of the bits of wisdom I usually give new parents is this: "You must begin now to let go of your child."

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Related Topix: Parenting, Minnesota, University of Minnesota, us Travel, Travel

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

GOP Candidates Trailing in Latest Governor, Senate Polls

We're still more than two months out from November's election and tonight we're getting a better look at where things stand with two of Minnesota's biggest races.

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

WDIO

Sailors Visit Duluth Hospitals for Navy Week

They visited some of the younger patients at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in the afternoon.

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