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22 min ago | Freshnews
Sandlot Solutions, a physician-developed healthcare information technology company, expanded its national reach and participation in statewide initiatives.
What's the youngest age at which the death penalty should be applied?
Should states get to ban abortion?
4 hrs ago | City Pages
Out of all 50 states, Minnesota was the third-healthiest in 2013. This past year, Minnesotans had the fewest days of poor physical health, fewest heart-related deaths, and lowest number of years lost to early death.
5 hrs ago | Free Republic
Last month, while Minnesota's new health insurance exchange site was scrambling to fix glitches and under fire from critics, its director was on vacation.
A North Texas teen from an affluent family was sentenced to probation this week after he killed four pedestrians when he lost control of his speeding pickup truck while driving drunk, a punishment that outraged the... "Affluenza," the affliction cited by a psychologist to argue that a North Texas teenager from a wealthy family should not be sent to ... (more)
A Somali actor from Minnesota who made his acting debut in the Tom Hanks' movie ''Captain Phillips'' has received a Golden Globes supporting actor nomination.
Iconic Minnesota figures Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox have been used to promote the state's MNsure health insurance marketplace.
The state Environmental Quality Board on Friday will release a draft set of model standards to help towns regulate mining for sand used in oil and gas exploration.
California officials are considering whether to change a decades-old anti-crime regulation and allow prostitutes to receive money from a victim compensation fund if they're raped or beaten by a john or pimp.
The state has just three weeks to get the MNsure site ready for Jan. 1, when Minnesotans who have signed up will expect to begin using their new health insurance and the new federal requirements to carry health insurance or face a penalty start to take effect.
The State Patrol says one child suffered minor injuries when a small school bus was involved in a four-vehicle crash in southeastern Minnesota.
If you're from Minnesota, you are no stranger to the cold weather and frozen roads.
The call center for Minnesota's health insurance exchange is struggling to handle a crush of questions from people who are trying to get coverage in place in time for 2013.
A stingless wasp rests on a human finger. The wasp is only about an 1/8-inch long.
The number of consumers sickened by drinking raw, unpasteurized milk far exceeds case counts reported in well-publicized outbreaks, a new study from Minnesota suggests.
Stingless wasps, the natural ash borer predator that were introduced in three sites in Minnesota two years ago, are reproducing, spreading, and killing ash borers, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture reported Wednesday.
Tuesday's final approval of the long-debated Volcker rule, which places new restrictions on bank trading, sparked celebration from supporters and warnings from critics.