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MINNEAPOLIS — This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York. The raid and arrest of patrons at a gay bar called the Stonewall Inn ignited multiple days of protests and garnered the attention of the media across the country.

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CARLTON, Minn. — It was fitting when talking with Kevin Browne about his new residential solar array earlier this month that the sun would finally come out as he strolled in the yard.

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Minnesota U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has struggled to stand out in a crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls. Klobuchar is in ninth place nationally and eighth place in Iowa, according to an average of public opinion polls compiled by RealClearPolitics.

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In emotional testimony, the surviving relatives of Spencer Johnson and Nicholas Petrick described their loss as a result of opioid overdoses, as a convicted drug dealer faced sentencing in a Hennepin County courtroom Friday.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Nevada are joining the legal fight against T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint in a case that lawyers on both sides say they hope will reach trial in October.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly one in every six times someone is taken to an emergency room or checks in to the hospital, the treatment is followed by a “surprise” medical bill, according to a study released Thursday. And depending on where you live, the odds can be much higher.

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For 56 years, the tourist town of Nisswa in the Brainerd Lakes Area has been hosting an unusual event on Wednesday summer afternoons: Turtle racing.

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The environmental benefits of Connexus Energy’s solar-plus-storage project are obvious enough, but this time of year, you’ll notice something more: prairie grasses and flowers planted under and around the sea of solar panels.

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MINNEAPOLIS — In-state undergraduates at the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus will pay another $337 in tuition and fees during the next school year, pushing the price tag to $15,027.

ST. PAUL — Minnesota farm and food industry groups on Tuesday, June 18 pressed U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky for answers about a possible end to ongoing trade fights between the United States and China, as well as Canada and Mexico.

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MINNEAPOLIS — The attorney for the Maplewood woman imprisoned for murder in the drug overdose deaths of three men says she will plead guilty Friday to the remaining two murder charges she faces.

A John Deere 6400 tractor rumbled through a University of Minnesota Morris research field earlier this month pulling a chisel plow and making some history.

DULUTH — Federal prosecution of new criminal cases involving human trafficking in Minnesota and Wisconsin remained steady or dropped slightly from 2017 to 2018, according to an international organization tracking such numbers.

Corn and soybean prices are rising as a result of wet conditions that delayed spring planting in much of the Midwest, creating uncertainty about this year’s harvest. The situation may be propitious for Minnesota crop farmers because they’ve been able to plant.

ST. PAUL — A recent spike in drug overdoses can serve as a reminder for Minnesota businesses about an opioid response toolkit unveiled last year geared to them.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For decades, Minnesota has resisted allowing cameras in courtrooms for the usual arguments — lawyers would grandstand, witnesses would be intimidated, decorum would be disrupted if public proceedings were recorded and broadcast.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules.

The first time Dawn Peel tried to get help in the mental health clinic at the Minnesota’s women’s prison in Shakopee, she brought a stack of papers 8 inches thick, she said. They were records documenting more than 150 appointments she’d had with her psychologist before she went to prison.

As Minnesota deals with an early summer spike in drug overdoses, some of the suppliers who put the lifesaving Narcan treatments on the street are finding out their government funding is being cut, if not eliminated.

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