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  • Carver County Attorney Mark Metz

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in the musician’s death, effectively ending the state’s two-year investigation into how Prince got …

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    19 Apr 18
  • settlement

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid painkiller for Prince a week before the musician died from a fentanyl overdose has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil …

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    19 Apr 18
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 2,900 jobs in March, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). DEED added that job cuts in February were …

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    19 Apr 18
  • Prince

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A two-year probe into the overdose death of music superstar Prince is reaching a critical stage as a county prosecutor reveals whether criminal charges will be filed. Carver County Attorney Mark Metz …

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    19 Apr 18
  • Collin Peterson

    (Learfield News Service/Washington, D.C.) A new federal Farm Bill passed out of the all-important Agriculture Committee in the U-S House Wednesday over objections of key Democrats including Minnesota’s Collin Peterson. The 7th District Congressman and …

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    19 Apr 18
  • Johnson

    (St. Paul, MN) The Board of Trustees of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named Craig Johnson to serve as president of Ridgewater College. The appointment becomes effective July 1, 2018. “Dr. Johnson possesses both the …

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    18 Apr 18
  • Secretary of State Steve Simon

    (St. Paul, MN) Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon has released the 2018 Campaign Manual. The manual includes general information for candidates on campaign financial reporting and fair campaign practices. The updated 2018 manual also includes …

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    18 Apr 18
  • Thissen

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton appointed longtime Democratic state Rep. Paul Thissen to the Minnesota Supreme Court today (Tuesday), the latest in a long line of partisans to join the state’s highest …

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    17 Apr 18