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  1. What's next for MSP airport? Movies, says arts director Robyne RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    Sometimes she's a curator, sometimes she's an administrator, sometimes she helps with fundraising and sometimes she wipes the schmutz off glass cases displaying art. But, all of the time, Robyne Robinson's job is to be a "cheerleader for the airport."

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  2. Change the Mascot Campaign Releases New Ad in MN in Advance of Washington - Vikings GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    New Ad Urges Opponents of D.C. NFL Team's R-word Name to Join November 2 Protest at Washington-Minnesota NFL Game. This week, on the sidelines of the Vikings-Washington NFL game, Minnesota takes center stage on the issue of D.C.'s racist mascot.

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  3. Minnesota spruce begins journey to Capitol lawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    With the use of two industrial cranes from Christiansen Industiral Developers, the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, an 88-foot white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest in Minnesota was carefully lowered onto a semi-trailer on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The tree now will go to Bemidji State University, where it will be wrapped before it embarks on a 2,000 mile trip to Washington, D.C., where it will be placed on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

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  4. Minnesota GOP mailer jabs DFL on drunken-driving lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    Safe driving advocates and Democrats are crying foul over a GOP campaign mailing that portrays Democrats as soft on drunken driving. The fliers were sent to residents in a number of legislative districts where Democrats, including Rep. Jay McNamar of Elbow Lake and Rep. Will Morgan of Burnsville, are facing Republicans in competitive races.

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  5. Pumpkin production, interest surging in North Dakota and MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    In spite of frustrating weather, locally grown jack-o-lanterns and squashes continue to be the apple, er, pumpkin of North Dakotans' eyes. This year's Fall Festival, a four-day annual event at Rheault Farm here in September, sold about 500 more pumpkins than last year's, said Fargo Parks District program coordinator Tricia Wehrle.

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  6. Dayton Meets With Health Officials Today About Ebola PreparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAAL-TV Austin

    Governor Mark Dayton and Minnesota's Commissioner of Health will meet with hospital officials Thursday to discuss the state's Ebola preparedness and prevention efforts. State officials laid out their strategy earlier this week; the plan spells out quarantines, travel restrictions and home monitoring.

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  7. Minnesota consortium tackles nutrition issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    Minnesotans need more access to healthier foods, but they also need more education and training to grow, select and prepare healthier options, according to a new report Wednesday. Worried by the "unsustainable" costs of obesity and uneven access to healthy foods, a coalition of professionals from the health and food sector has authored the "Minnesota Food Charter," meant as a road map for steering Minnesotans to a healthier state.

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  8. Access Great Teachers to Pair High School Students with Twin Cities' Top TeachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    As Minnesota marks the highest average composite ACT scores* in the country, one of the state's top teachers today unveiled Access Great Teachers--a powerful two-pronged approach in tutoring to help more students succeed. Owner Tom Connell, an Advanced Placement teacher at Edina High School, says the idea behind his company is simple: "Access Great Teachers is designed to match students with outstanding teachers who are experts at teaching their subjects."

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  9. Minnesota Renewable Energy Experts JJR Power See 'Unprecedented'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    As Minnesotans hover on the brink of yet another cold winter and concerns about energy costs come to the forefront, renewable energy experts at JJR Power in Excelsior, Minnesota today said they've seen an unprecedented demand for solar power thanks to incentives and grants created last year by the Minnesota Legislature. As utility rates climb and prices for solar power drop, JJR Power officials say they've developed solar solutions for a range of businesses and organizations in nine states, including schools, community hockey arenas, and a water treatment plant.

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  10. Women's Hockey at Syracuse This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Penn State Athetlics

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; Oct. 30, 2014 - Maintaining the best record in program history, the Penn State women's hockey team travels to Syracuse this weekend for its first College Hockey America games of the season: a 7 p.m. game on Oct. 31 and a 2 p.m. matchup on Nov. 1. SCOUTING THE ORANGE After opening the season with a 2-1 win over Colgate, Syracuse hasn't won a game, which includes a four-game stretch of knotted scores. The lamp has lit up extensively during Orange games, as they've been outscored 32-13.

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  11. 9 questions, and 9 answers, from Minnesota's Senate hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    The Associated Press invited Sen. Al Franken and his GOP challenger, Mike McFadden, to respond to several questions ahead of the Nov. 4 election. Here are their verbatim answers.

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  12. MMA Members Contribute to Ebola Monitoring StrategyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Minnesota Medical Association Online

    The guidelines include: All identified travelers will receive active case management that will include twice daily monitoring by MDH staff None of the individuals being monitored will be allowed to use public transportation for trips lasting longer than three hours, regardless of exposure history Only those with a known exposure will be restricted from using local public transit or attending mass gatherings All travelers will be allowed to have family members in their home Only those travelers who treated an Ebola patient and have been exposed will be required to be restricted in their home All travelers will be required to keep a log of all activities and a log of close contacts during the 21 days Any situation involving children or adults who work with children will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

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  13. Four MN Hospitals Designated to Take Ebola PatientsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Minnesota Medical Association Online

    "Hospitals have a responsibility to care for our communities and these hospitals stand ready to take a patient today," said Ed Ehlinger, M.D., Minnesota Department of Health commissioner. All Minnesota hospitals will continue to be prepared to detect, isolate and initially care for suspected Ebola patients.

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  14. Man admits shooting deputy in NW Minnesota during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    Deputy Nathan Warner survived the shooting on the morning of April 15 thanks to his bullet-resistant vest. Gunfire also struck his portable radio on the front of his vest.

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  15. Dayton Meets with Health Officials on Ebola PreparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSTP

    Gov. Mark Dayton and Minnesota's Commissioner of Health will meet with hospital officials Thursday to discuss the state's Ebola preparedness and prevention efforts. Those with known high-risk exposure will be restricted from using local public transportation or attending mass gatherings.

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  16. The top lobbyists through the revolving doorRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Hill

    Last week, The Hill announced this year's " Top Lobbyists " or what was called "the influencers": those "professional agitators who shape the policy decisions made in the nation's capital." The lists were broken up into four categories: Associations , Corporate , Hired Guns and Grassroots .

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  17. Minnesota hospital violates restraints policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KIMT

    A state investigation has found the Minnesota Security Hospital improperly restrained a patient with a history of aggressive behavior early this year. The Star Tribune reports the report released Wednesday says the patient at the St. Peter mental hospital was placed in restraints or seclusion 55 times in one month, and in one case was confined for more than 17 hours.

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  18. True or falseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Journal

    This letter is In regard to Robyn Sand Andersons letter to the editor "Don't Trust Internet To Be True." I checked out two different websites and they came to the same conclusion as Rosemary Arhart, and that is 46 senators voted for the UN Resolution 2117 and the list includes Democrat Senators Franken and Klobuchar from Minnesota.

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  19. Prisoners' Religious Rights at Center of Lawsuit, Minn. State Policy ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSTP

    They're questions that are currently before the U.S. Supreme Court. And now, the state of Minnesota is being sued over its policy, even after it was pressured into a key change a few weeks ago.

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  20. Secretary of State race heats up after Northland DFL backs Simon; slams SeversonRead the original story

    Yesterday | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    The race for Minnesota Secretary of State was in the spotlight in Duluth on Wednesday as Northland DFL leaders came together to back DFL candidate, Steve Simon. Several city and state DFL leaders spoke out against Republican candidate, Dan Severson's allegations that Minnesota has a corrupt election system.

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