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Facebook parent Meta threatens to remove news from platform

Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. said Tuesday it will be “forced to consider” removing news content from its ...

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Pfizer asks FDA to clear updated COVID shot for children under age of 5

Pfizer is asking U.S. regulators to authorize its updated COVID-19 vaccine for children under age 5 — not ...

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Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

NEW YORK — Donald Trump’s company was convicted of tax fraud on Tuesday in a case brought by ...

Columnists

Ask SCORE: Start your planning now for Small Business Saturday for next year

Small Business Saturday (SBS) is an initiative created by Amex to help encourage consumers to shop small and ...

News

The Real ID deadline has been extended. Here’s what Minnesotans need to know

Minnesota travelers have more time to upgrade identification for airport checkpoints and other federal facilities.

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Minnesota projects massive $17.6 billion budget surplus

ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers will head into the 2023 legislative session with a massive $17.6 billion projected ...

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Albert Lea woman surprised with money for good works in the community

Home Federal bank in Albert Lea announced Tuesday they have rewarded Carol Jolly with $1,000 in cash as ...

Education

School board hears proposal for continued pre-Labor school starts for next 2 years

Albert Lea students would continue having a pre-Labor day school start in the coming years under proposed 2023-24 ...

Cops, Courts & Fires

Car window broken, items stolen and other reports

A window was reported broken with a rock and a computer bag and wallet taken from a vehicle ...

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4 Albert Lea wrestlers make podium at tough Iowa tourney

The Albert Lea wrestling team traveled to Coralville, Iowa, over the weekend to take part in the Dan ...

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Betty Whiteout needs friends: MnDOT’s annual Name a Snowplow contest returns for third year

Back by popular demand, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is once again inviting the public to help name ...

Elections & Campaigns

Post-election hand counts find no issues with Minn. ballot-counting machines

Post-election hand counts of ballots that Minnesota counties are required to conduct did not uncover problems with vote-counting ...

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MSHSL set to serve up boys volleyball as school sport option

Boys volleyball is on the way to becoming a sanctioned high school sport, after twice being rejected by ...

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Vikings hang on, again, for 27-22 victory over White, Jets

MINNEAPOLIS  — In the tension of these habitually tight finishes, the Minnesota Vikings have become quite the confident ...

Cops, Courts & Fires

License plates reported stolen and other reports

Police received a report at 4:27 p.m. Friday of license plates that were stolen off of a vehicle ...

Elections & Campaigns

Iowa caucuses, built on myth, lose place at head of the line

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Hy-Vee Hall ballroom in Des Moines erupted in cheers in 2008 when the ...

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Fierce legal fight opens between ex-GOP chair Carnahan, party

Former Minnesota Republican Party Chair Jennifer Carnahan sued the state party in relation to her ouster, claiming that ...

Education

Partnership gives students an exposure to theater

Halverson Elementary school students have been busy this week, as they prepared to perform “Jack and the Beanstalk” ...

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Editorial: Tribune Thumbs

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Editorials

Editorial Roundup: Big wins for diversity

The 2023 Minnesota Legislature will better reflect the state’s population. Though some statewide races were hotly contested, on ...