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WASECA — First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn made his 21st town hall meeting with constituents in his district Monday at the Waseca Junior Senior High School Performing Arts Center and people from the area filled the seats eager to listen and ask questions of their representative in Washington.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The insulin and voter privacy bills were the first bills slated for floor action since the session began two weeks ago. The measures were expected to pass easily Wednesday night given the Democrats’ comfortable majority in the House. The two gun control bills were due …

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tony Kellin remembers an assistant hockey coach at the University of Minnesota approaching him in the locker room during the 1984-85 season and saying he knew a woman who would perform oral sex on Kellin, but only if Kellin would be blindfolded with his hands tied.

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<&firstgraph>WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pushed back Wednesday against criticism that his administration isn’t doing enough to meet the coronavirus threat, as lawmakers called for giving disease fighters much more money than the $2.5 billion the White House has requested.

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<&firstgraph>NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 24 people were killed and 189 injured in three days of clashes in New Delhi that coincided with U.S. President Donald Trump’s first state visit to India, with the death toll expected to rise as hospitals continue to take in the wounded, author…

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It took several weeks and about two dozen emails before Amy Klobuchar agreed to sit down with the president of the progressive racial justice organization Color of Change for his videotaped podcast on the 2020 presidential race, just as almost every other candidate has don…

Hundreds of thousands of tons of construction and demolition waste — much of it from home tear-downs and remodeling jobs — end up in Minnesota landfills every year. But some homeowners are learning it’s environmentally, and financially, rewarding when materials from such projects are reused …

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Baby boomers – that’s anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 – are 20% of the population, more than 70 million Americans. Decades ago, many in that generation experimented with drugs that were both recreational and illegal. Although boomers may not be using those same drugs today, man…

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For many, networking is often perceived as an expected — if uncomfortable — part of the job-seeking process. University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management researchers found they could improve reemployment quality — especially among those who identified as more introverted — through th…

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Man, fishing has been tough lately. My deep water patterns of early winter have basically dried up and as we head into mid-winter, things have definitely changed. Gone are the deep water fish that have been feeding on insects and larvae coming from the deep water basins. The biggest issue is…

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Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar enjoys a slight edge as her home state’s presidential primary nears, according to a new MPR News/Star Tribune Minnesota Poll that shows plenty of likely voters still haven’t decided.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison asserted this week in a legal filing that the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation still exists, a statement that seeks to reverse more than a century of state policy and could have deep implications for people who live around one of M…

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The Driver and Vehicles Services location in downtown St. Paul. Tens of thousands of Minnesotans will get refunds from the Driver and Vehicle Services division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.Nancy Yang | MPR News 2017

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Leaders of the Minnesota Senate's GOP majority proposed Thursday to give the state's projected $1.3 billion budget surplus back to taxpayers with a package of income and other permanent tax cuts, a proposal aimed more at the November elections than the current legislat…

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Six Democratic presidential hopefuls met on the debate stage in Las Vegas, but it was the newcomer, former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who received the most attention, and none of it positive. Here are some key takeaways from the debate.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Groups calling for changes in Minnesota’s criminal justice system to make it easier for people to turn their lives around said Wednesday that they’re optimistic that some of the proposals they’re promoting may become law this year.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The top Republican in the Minnesota Senate said Monday that he’s optimistic about his party’s chances for maintaining and even expanding its narrow control over the Senate despite the impending retirements of a couple prominent lawmakers.

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Bills to target those unwanted phone calls have been filed in the House and Senate by Republican and Democratic lawmakers, tackling a growing nuisance that in some cases leads to consumer fraud.

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LAKE WINNIBIGOSHISH, Minn. — It’s been a brutal ice fishing season across much of northern Minnesota. The snow came too early and too heavy. Ice is still thin on lakes from Bemidji to Duluth, buried under layers of slush and snow.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The GOP minority in the Minnesota House announced a slate of bills Monday aimed at reducing rising violent crime in Minneapolis and St. Paul, and on the Metro Transit system, drawing a sharp retort from Democratic Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.

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