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Vikings stadium debt becomes piece of budget debate

Debt tied to the Minnesota Vikings stadium is a wild card in state budget discussions.  Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Friday, April 16, 2021 5:47 am

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The session slog: Legislature to start voting on budget

By Brian Bakst Minnesota lawmakers settle in this week for the part of session where they grind through budget votes — a process that will ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:57 pm

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Minnesota lawmakers ready to tackle budget

By Tim Pugmire Minnesota lawmakers return from their holiday break this week and will get to work on a series of bills setting a new ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:05 pm

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As nursing homes open up, families, operators remember COVID’s torment, focus on what’s next

By Peter Cox As nursing homes open up, families, operators remember COVID’s torment, focus on what’s next In late March, Deb Achenbach got to do ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:02 pm

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Chauvin’s trial offers a glimpse into juror elimination

By Riham Feshir After two weeks of intense and detailed questioning of potential jurors, pretrial publicity and other legal twists with delays, a jury panel ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Friday, March 26, 2021 7:00 pm

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Minnesota lawmakers in final push before holiday break

Minnesota lawmakers are struggling to find consensus on a trio of proposals that are time sensitive, putting tax filers in limbo and school districts in ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Monday, March 22, 2021 6:47 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Chauvin trial: Jury selection continues; opening statements draw near

A flurry of key decisions Friday has set a path for Derek Chauvin’s trial to start on time and stay in place. A jury of ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Monday, March 22, 2021 6:46 am

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Pandemic brought more people outdoors — and parks are planning for a busier future

By Mark Zdechlik At a trailhead in Washington County’s Lake Elmo Park Reserve, friends Leah Barr and Maureen Detviler stand before a large outdoor map, ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:57 pm

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MPCA wants to change some clean water rules. What does that mean?

Minnesota has more than 11,000 lakes, 104,000 miles of rivers and streams and 9 million acres of wetlands — and a complex set of legal ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Sunday, March 14, 2021 11:09 am

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St. Paul Chamber Orchestra agrees on 2-year contract extension

By Euan Kerr The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and its musicians have agreed to extend their contract, which was set to expire in 18 months, ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Friday, March 12, 2021 5:00 pm

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Majority of MN students now have option to attend school in person

By Elizabeth Shockman In a February news conference, Gov. Tim Walz told Minnesota school leaders he wanted every student to have the chance to attend ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:57 pm

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State data shows disparities in race, ethnicity of who’s getting vaccinated

By Catharine Richert More than two months into the state’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout, state officials have released data that shows that the vast majority of ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Friday, March 5, 2021 7:34 pm

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Appeals court says judge in Chauvins case ‘erred,’ must reconsider additional murder charge

It’s unclear if the ruling will affect the timing of the trial, which begins Monday   By Jon Collins and Riham Feshir Three days before ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Friday, March 5, 2021 6:02 pm

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Deal brewing on quick tax relief bill in Minnesota

By Brian Bakst A Senate bill to protect Minnesota business loan recipients from a tax hit underwent a change Tuesday to also assist people who ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6:31 pm

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Latest on COVID-19 in MN: Vaccination pace climbs; key metrics stable

COVID-19 watchers have kept a wary eye for weeks now on Minnesota vaccinations. A late January surge brought excitement and the frustration as the pace ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:49 am

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