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7 hrs ago | TwinCities

Cindy McCain challenges NFL to tackle sex trafficking during Super Bowl

Cindy McCain ripped the National Football League on Tuesday saying it has ignored sex-trafficking activity associated with its marquee event, the Super Bowl, which is going to her home state of Arizona in about six months.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, St. Paul, MN

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

10 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Thousands of state legislators from around U.S. in Minneapolis

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, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Governors

14 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Shaheen plugs 'women's economic agenda'

WOMEN'S ECONOMIC AGENDA: While Republican hopeful Scott Brown appeared with Sen. John McCain, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen campaigned with Sen. Amy Klobuchar to discuss the "women's economic agenda."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, John McCain, Republican

Mon Aug 18, 2014

National Conference of State Legislat...

Annual Gathering

Nearly 5,000 state legislators, legislative staff, general attendees from across the country and world are making their way to the "City of Lakes," Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Prison

National Conference of State Legislat...

Top Speakers

Some of the country's most knowledgeable and talented experts will share their insights on topics ranging from art, education, energy and the elections to communications, leadership, politics and human trafficking during the National Conference of State Legislatures' 40th annual Legislative Summit Aug. 19-22 in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star Tribune

What kind of minds think alike? Those in politics

So far in the 113th Congress, Al Franken has voted along party lines 99 percent of the time - a bit higher than in the previous four years.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Collin Peterson, Minnesota, Opinion

TwinCities

Minnesota lawmakers to talk policy, take in Twin Cities at national summit

Nearly 5,000 state lawmakers and legislative staffers and the lobbyists and corporate sponsors who want to schmooze with them will descend on Minneapolis this week for the 40th annual National Conference of State Legislatures' annual summit.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Prison, St. Paul, MN

Daily Kos

Minnesota Primary Recap

Minnesota held their binding primaries on Tuesday August 12th, which was the last of a many-tiered nomination process.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Senate, Minnesota, Hennepin County, MN, US Governors

Fri Aug 15, 2014

National Conference of State Legislat...

Ready, Set ... Summit

If NCSL operates at a steady hum on your average day, we are at Mach 10 now, as the final details fall into place for our 40th annual Legislative Summit beginning Tuesday in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sunherald.com

Synthetic drug seller gets 17½ years in prison

James Carlson was convicted last October on 51 counts related to selling millions of dollars' worth of synthetics from his Duluth shop, the Last Place on Earth, before authorities shut it down last summer after giving him repeated warnings that he was violating the law.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Mother Jones

An astrologer divines why Capricorn Ted Cruz can't get along with "typical Leo" Barack Obama.

For ages, people have looked to the heavens to understand the strange doings of their earthly leaders.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Aug 07, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

In Fight Against Concussions, Lawmaker Targets Equipment Manufacturers

But just in time for the season, one Minnesota lawmaker wants to make sure parents aren't misled when it comes to their child's safety.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Israeli-Palestinian protests continue, move to Klobuchar and Star Tribune offices

The Anti-War Committee of Minnesota continued their protests this week. This time, the group set their sights on another Minnesota lawmaker and the mainstream media for what the protesters call a complacency over the ongoing violence between Israel and Palestine.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Publishing, Media, Star Tribune, Senator Al Franken, Minnesota

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Star Tribune

Regarding contact lens costs: Don't take chances with your vision

An Aug. 4 article describes Sen. Amy Klobuchar 's advocacy of fair prices for consumers purchasing contact lenses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Opinion

KAAL-TV Austin

Funeral Held For Officer Scott Patrick

Friends, family and community members packed a West St. Paul church Wednesday to remember a father, husband and public servant who lost his life last week.

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Related Topix: West St. Paul, MN, Mendota Heights, MN, Mark Dayton, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

City Pages

Gaza peace activists put Al Franken on blast, plan 'die-in' at Star Tribune HQ [VIDEO]

A local organization called t he Anti-War Committee is taking Minnesota's U.S. Senators to task for siding with Israel during that country's ongoing conflict with the Palestinians.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Israel, World News, Middle East

Agri Marketing

NASCAR's E15 Fuel Could Save Michigan Motorists $664 Million Per Year

NASCAR'S E15 FUEL COULD SAVE MICHIGAN MOTORISTS $664 MILLION PER YEAR Aug. 6, 2014 Source: Renewable Michigan news release NASCAR announced its drivers will have raced 6 million miles on E15 this week, but the oil industry is out to keep Michigan drivers stuck in the slow lane with "strong arm" tactics to block consumer access to E15.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Democrat

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Star Tribune

Tevlin: Perfect storm of minimum wage increase rattles restaurants, wait staffs

On Aug. 1, Blue Plate Co., which owns eight prominent restaurants in the Twin Cities, welcomed workers with a cheery message congratulating them on the new minimum wage hike.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

CBS Local

Company Gets Waiver To Maintain Propane Supplies

The Army Corp of Engineers has granted a waiver allowing a Benson petroleum company to move forward with a project designed to speed up a propane-infrastructure project.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, US House of Representatives, Collin Peterson, Weird

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Star Tribune

Klobuchar looks into contact lens prices

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is seeking greater scrutiny of a decision by three of the four top U.S. contact lens makers to set price minimums for products.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups, OrthoClinical Diagnostics, Medical Equipment

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