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Minnesota House Democrats push $500M in tax cuts

Minnesota House Democrats push $500M in tax cuts

Feb 27, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Democrats who control the Minnesota House have started moving a package of middle income tax cuts and repeal of some business taxes passed last session. Read More...

Emergency heating bill may get to Dayton sooner

Emergency heating bill may get to Dayton sooner

Feb 27, 2014 at 12:12 pm

A sudden vote has put a bill containing $20 million in emergency heating assistance one step from Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's desk. Read More...

Documents shed light on 2010 Minnesota FBI raids

Documents shed light on 2010 Minnesota FBI raids

Feb 27, 2014 at 10:10 am

Newly unsealed documents allege Minnesota war protesters told an undercover FBI agent that they believed in violent, armed revolution against the U.S. ... Read More...

MNsure drops enrollment expectations again

MNsure drops enrollment expectations again

Feb 27, 2014 at 9:09 am

Minnesota's health insurance exchange has again trimmed enrollment projections while continuing to plan for looming budget problems. Read More...

Unseasonably cold temperatures envelop state

Unseasonably cold temperatures envelop state

Feb 27, 2014 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Another polar blast has Minnesotans chilled to the bone during a winter season that never seems to end. Read More...

UPDATE: Father - Fatal shooting involved custody dispute

UPDATE: Father - Fatal shooting involved custody dispute

Feb 27, 2014 at 6:06 am

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — The father of a man who authorities say shot a sheriff's deputy in Minnesota before killing his girlfriend and then himself was likely motivated by a child custody dispute. Read More...

UPDATE: Motley Death Does Not Appear Suspicious

UPDATE: Motley Death Does Not Appear Suspicious

Feb 27, 2014 at 4:04 am

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (KNSI) - A woman was found dead outside an apartment complex in Motley, and investigators are now trying to find out why. Read More...

Light-rail train derails in downtown St. Paul snow

Light-rail train derails in downtown St. Paul snow

Feb 27, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Snow has caused a light-rail train to derail during operator training in downtown St. Paul. Read More...

Father: Lack of heat led to fatal duplex fire

Father: Lack of heat led to fatal duplex fire

Feb 27, 2014 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The father of five children who died in a north Minneapolis duplex fire on Valentine's Day says he used the oven and a space heater to compensate for broken radiators in the unit. Read More...

Deaths of suspects in shooting were murder-suicide

Deaths of suspects in shooting were murder-suicide

Feb 26, 2014 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the two North Dakota residents accused of shooting a Minnesota sheriff's deputy died in a murder-suicide. Read More...

Bills would treat e-cigs as standard smokes

Bills would treat e-cigs as standard smokes

Feb 26, 2014 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Both sides in a debate over electronic cigarettes say scientific evidence is still out about the health safety of the devices, but bills to regulate them could advance anyway in the Minnesota Legislature. Read More...

Obama seeks $300 billion for roads, railways

Obama seeks $300 billion for roads, railways

Feb 26, 2014 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — President Barack Obama says spending $300 billion to upgrade roads and railways is a worthy investment that will attract businesses and put people to work. Read More...

Activists rally, urge Obama to reject oil pipeline

Activists rally, urge Obama to reject oil pipeline

Feb 26, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Climate change activists are rallying in St. Paul to urge President Barack Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. Read More...

Locals angry about investment in failed project

Locals angry about investment in failed project

Feb 26, 2014 at 1:01 pm

WELLS, Minn. (AP) — Government officials and private citizens in a small Faribault County community are frustrated an $8 million investment to redevelop a shuttered food processing plant never produced a single job. Read More...

Report: Priest searched Web for pictures of boys

Report: Priest searched Web for pictures of boys

Feb 26, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A newly released police file shows a Minnesota priest remained in ministry even after church leaders learned he had searched online for sexual images of children. Read More...

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