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  • MNLegislature

    Bills legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota await final votes at the legislature later this session, after clearing committees in both the Senate and House on Tuesday. Many Minnesota Republicans objected to the legislation, which passed …

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    13 Mar 13
  • SnackMachine

    New legislation proposed by Democratic State Senator John Hoffman of Champlin would impose a sales tax on bags of snacks in Minnesota. The bill applies to prepackaged snack foods sold in packages no more than …

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    13 Mar 13
  • HealthCareReform

    At the State Capitol today (WED), House and Senate negotiators sit down to begin hammering out their differences on legislation to set up a health care exchange in Minnesota. They’re hoping to finish the work …

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    13 Mar 13
  • MNCapitol

    A decision about pay raises for top Minnesota officials, including state lawmakers, now rests with the Legislature. The appointed Compensation Council voted Monday night for a package of proposed pay hikes for the governor, legislators, …

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    13 Mar 13
  • BrianFreeman

    A Ceylon man who pleaded guilty to 2nd-degree murder last month was sentenced to over 49 years in prison Monday. 30-year-old Brian Daniel Freeman entered a home in Blue Earth in February of 2012 and …

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    12 Mar 13
  • PaulWickenhauser

    A 22-year-old Cokato man facing over a dozen felony charges for a car crash that killed 3 people last year is scheduled to be in court today (TUE) for an Omnibus Hearing. Paul Anthony Wickenhauser …

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    12 Mar 13
  • GasPumps

    Gas prices in Minnesota have continued to fall over the past week, with the average retail cost of regular unleaded in the state now at $3.66 a gallon. That comes after a drop of more …

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    12 Mar 13
  • MNLegislature

    Big crowds are expected at the State Capitol today (TUE) as House and Senate committees debate and vote on bills to legalize same-sex marriage in Minnesota. The latest poll showed that 53% support the current …

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    12 Mar 13