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  1. Norovirus: Spread Through the Air?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MyHighPlains.com

    Norovirus is a highly contagious illness caused by viral infection and new studies suggest it may spread through the air. "This is actually the first study that i'm really aware of that shows the virus can kind of hang out in the air for any length of time."

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  2. Why the Twin Cities attracts playwrights - and usually keeps themRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TwinCities

    Christina Ham estimates that she has seen over 200 workshops sitting in these chairs at the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis on May 14, 2015. She works at the Playwrights' Center and writes in-demand plays.

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  3. Carleton's renowned Chinese Music Ensemble performs in concertRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Northfield.org

    The Carleton College Chinese Music Ensemble will perform in concert on Sunday, May 24 at 4 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The program will include Chinese music ranging from traditional to modern compositions, with performances in a variety of configurations, including a trio, a quintet, the Pipa Ensemble, the Guzheng Ensemble, and solos by award-winning artists.

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  4. Legislative priorities wasted awayRead the original story

    Friday | Fillmore County Journal

    A mediocre, disappointing 2015 legislative session ended seconds before midnight Monday, May 18. Over four months ago when the 89th session kicked off members of the Republican controlled House, the DFL controlled Senate, and Governor Mark Dayton all spelled out their priorities for this session, most of which failed to materialize. None of them can claim a victory for their major priority.

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  5. How States Are Trying To Make Life Harder For The PoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ThinkProgress

    At the beginning of July, a new restriction will go into effect for recipients of welfare in Kansas that will only allow them to withdraw $25 in benefits a day. As Max Ehrenfreund pointed out , given that ATM withdrawals come with a fee and are usually limited to multiples of 20, families will end up losing much of the money they normally receive to paying those charges - money that will go to financial institutions instead.

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  6. Prosecutors: Minnesota men who tried to join IS made threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    One Minnesota man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group told an informant he'd kill FBI agents if they tried to stop him, while another told friends he'd "spit on America" at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a document filed Thursday by prosecutors. The document reveals new details about Mohamed Abdihamid Farah and Abdirahman Yasin Daud, both 21. They are among six Minnesota men arrested last month for conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

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  7. Minnesota man linked to ISIS threatened to kill FBI agents, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS News

    One Minnesota man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria told an informant he'd kill FBI agents if they tried to stop him, while another told friends he'd "spit on America" at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a document filed Thursday by prosecutors. Six men from Minnesota are charged with trying to leave the United States to travel overseas and join ISIS fighters in Syria.

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  8. 5 Things to Know FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSTP

    Millions of Americans are packing up and planning to hit the road for the Memorial Day holiday this weekend. It's expected to be the busiest year for Memorial Day travel in 10 years, and most of those travelers will be driving.

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  9. Dayton OK's 4 budget bills including higher ed, health and human servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday gave final approval to four budget bills, leaving just three to be decided by the weekend. Dayton signed budget bills for health and human services, higher education, transportation and public safety and judiciary.

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  10. Cornhuskers pursuing - and catching - some of Minnesota's best prep talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    Gallery: Michigan left fielder Cody Bruder was congratulated by teammate Michigan third baseman Travis Maezes after he homered in the second inning Thursday evening. Gallery: Michigan pitcher Jacob Cronenworth was congratulated by teammates , including Michigan catcher Kendall Patrick after the final out Thursday evening.

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  11. Obituary: The Rev. Edwin Eilertsen, former rector of St. Martin's by the LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Star Tribune

    The Rev. Edwin J. Eilertsen spent more than 45 years empowering people to do positive things with their lives and for their community, and he walked right beside them as they did.

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  12. Sportsman Channel Names Mitch Petrie Vice President of ProgrammingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | AmmoLand

    Sportsman Channel , a division of the Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks, has named Mitch Petrie, vice president of programming in an announcement made today. He will report to Jeffrey Wayne, executive vice president of programming and production for Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks.

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  13. MDH releases plan to cut infant mortality rates, tackle disparitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Insight News

    The Minnesota Department of Health has released an infant mortality reduction plan that calls for improving the state's infant mortality rate with a stronger focus on reducing disparities across racial and ethnic groups. The plan notes that Minnesota has made significant strides in reducing infant mortality for all races and has one of the lowest overall infant mortality rates in the U.S. Minnesota's most recently documented mortality rate was 4.9 infant deaths per 1,000 live births during the period from 2008 to 2012.

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  14. UCare's Nancy Feldman receives 21st Century Pinnacle Leader AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Insight News

    UCare President and CEO Nancy Feldman has received the 21st Century Pinnacle Leader Award from the Women's Health Leadership TRUST. The TRUST established the 21st Century Pinnacle Leader Award to recognize individuals who are "trailblazers" in leadership, transformation, and innovation in health care.

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  15. Racing again at Velodrome in BlaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KARE-TV Minneapolis

    BLAINE, Minn. - It was the season that almost wasn't at the Velodrome in Blaine.

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  16. Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDTRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    A Minnesota man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group told an informant he'd kill FBI agents if they tried to stop him, while another told friends he'd "spit on America" at the U.S.-Mexico border, prosecutors said in document filed on Thursday. Prosecutors said Abdirahman Yasin Daud should remain detained because he conspired for months to travel to Syria and help others travel.

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  17. Gophers land commitment from 6-6 QB PoljanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    Poljan completed 65.0 percent of his passes last year as a junior, throwing for 2,802 yards and 34 touchdowns, and rushing for 1,017 yards and 22 touchdowns. He helped lead Lansing Catholic to the Division 5 state finals.

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  18. MN Attorney General Suing Savers for "Seriously Misleading The Public"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Valley News Live

    A company that's built on your donations is being sued by the Minnesota Attorney General. The lawsuit claims Savers has seriously mislead the public about how much money goes to charity.

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  19. Editorial counterpoint: Interpretation of poll data was a stretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Star Tribune

    I've always believed that consumers of poll data are welcome to draw their own conclusions about what the data mean and how they apply to legislative settings. However, almost two decades as a pollster have also shown me that partisans can occasionally twist poll data to mean just about anything they want it to.

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  20. Minnesota Orchestra's Cuba tour should generate new interest at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Star Tribune

    The Minnesota Orchestra's historic trip to Cuba was a huge success by several measures. State residents should be proud of the positive international attention the tour generated for the orchestra and Minnesota.

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