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  • zimbabwelion

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The law enforcement arm of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it’s trying to reach the Minnesota dentist who killed a protected lion while on a guided hunt in Zimbabwe. In …

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    31 Jul 15
  • Franken

     A bill introduced by a Minnesota lawmaker is meant to address the growing problem of payroll fraud. U-S Senator Al Franken says it will prevent companies from classifying a full-time, regular employee as an independent …

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    30 Jul 15
  • Minneapolis

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis City Council committee is set to consider a repeal of a ban on wearing hats in Minneapolis theaters. The panel will mull the recommendation at a meeting Wednesday. A report …

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    30 Jul 15
  • fishing

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton is moving quickly to call a special session to provide relief for the Mille Lacs Lake area. Walleye fishing is an integral part of the Mille Lacs …

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    30 Jul 15
  • Tom Emmer

    GOP Representative Tom Emmer introduced a bill to end the embargo against Cuba, and to allow Americans to travel there. The 55-year-old embargo is a major obstacle between the U.S. and Cuba. Emmer says this …

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    29 Jul 15
  • white_tailed_deer_buck2

    For the second consecutive year, hunters will not be able to get more than one deer during the hunting season. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced a tough year for hunters while they …

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    29 Jul 15
  • zimbabwelion

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe says he believed everything about his trip was legal. Walter Palmer released a statement Tuesday saying he hired …

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    29 Jul 15
  • health care costs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State officials say they’ve saved nearly $650 million by tweaking its subsidized health care programs. Minnesota contracts with health plans to cover low-income residents in public programs like MinnesotaCare and …

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    29 Jul 15