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  • carmel apples

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials say two people died and two others became ill this fall after eating prepackaged caramel apples contaminated with the bacterium listeria. The Minnesota Departments of Health and Agriculture are …

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    19 Dec 14
  • spring wheat

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade with Cuba. From wheat to rice to beans, the industry stands to be a big beneficiary of President Barack Obama’s plan to ease …

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    19 Dec 14
  • McLeod County

    The McLeod County Board this week voted to drop a proposal to increase taxes. The McLeod County Chronicle reports that after a failed motion to increase its 2015 levy 2 percent, the commissioners voted Tuesday …

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    18 Dec 14
  • Employment

    Minnesota employers added 6,600 jobs in November, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).The state has gained 51,065 jobs in the past year, including …

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    18 Dec 14
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    18 Dec 14
  • Sheriff Stanek

    SHOREVIEW, Minn. (AP) — Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek says investigators have more questions than answers in the case of a rest stop homicide that sparked a chase that ended with officers killing an armed …

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    18 Dec 14
  • MNsure

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After trimming call wait times and resolving website issues, Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is still struggling to transfer its enrollment data to health plans. Representatives from the companies who sell …

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    18 Dec 14
  • Cuba

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota congressman who has long advocated for changes to the United States’ Cuba policy says a decision to normalize relations with the island country is a “monumental step” in …

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    18 Dec 14