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  • MNCapitol

    The Minnesota Legislature is meeting over the weekend as the clock counts down on the regular session. The House and Senate are both convening today (SAT), and Sunday sessions are also a good possibility with …

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    18 May 13
  • Dollars

    The Minnesota House has voted to give nursing home workers in the state a 5% pay increase. The pay hike is included in a broader, $6-billion a year budget for health and human services programs …

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    18 May 13
  • AmyKlobuchar1

    Gas prices have skyrocketed in Minnesota over the past few days, and US Senator Amy Klobuchar is asking the Department of Energy to find ways to prevent the situation from happening again. The high gas …

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    18 May 13
  • Fire

    A fire at a home in North Mankato on Thursday is being blamed on a smoldering cigarette. The fire at the residence on Lyndale Street apparently started on the back deck of the home after …

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    17 May 13
  • BrianHester

    A Redwood Falls man who led police on a high-speed chase through Renville and Redwood Counties last year will serve 35-months in prison for the crime. 46-year-old Brian Noel Hester was sentenced on Monday in …

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    17 May 13
  • Flu

    The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed 1 more flu-related death over the past week, the final week of the reporting period. A total of 198 patients have died since the flu season began last …

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    17 May 13
  • MNCapitol

    No sales tax on clothing or consumer goods or services, a top bracket income tax increase, and a $1.60 per-pack hike in the cigarette tax. Those are key features of a tax deal Governor Dayton …

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    17 May 13
  • Dollars

    The state Senate majority leader says a proposed increase in the state minimum wage is not likely to happen this session because Democrats in the House and Senate can’t agree how much to raise it. …

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    17 May 13