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Under fire, Minnesota GOP chair Carnahan steps down

A week after a close associate was indicted on charges of sex trafficking of minors, Minnesota Republican Party Chair Jennifer Carnahan has resigned her post. ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Friday, August 20, 2021 4:39 am

Health Updates

USDA announces $500 million grant initiative for rural health care expansion, support

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will send up to $500 million for rural Minnesota health care providers, facilities and clinics to expand operations. Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Thursday, August 12, 2021 9:28 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Grand jury indicts Minn. GOP operative on child sex trafficking charges

A federal grand jury in Minnesota has indicted Republican political operative Anton J. Lazzaro on child sex trafficking charges. Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Thursday, August 12, 2021 9:23 pm

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Much of Minnesota sees rain, but not enough to break drought

Much of Minnesota saw rain this weekend — heavy in some places — but weather experts say it’s not enough to break through the drought ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Sunday, August 8, 2021 7:57 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

‘We’ve had enough’: Law enforcement frustrated by continued speeding

Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Gordon Shank was cruising on westbound Interstate 94 outside of downtown St. Paul when he spotted someone to pull over. Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 9:00 pm

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Lawmakers face tough math on who to pay, how much for pandemic pay plan

Minnesota lawmakers debating how to financially reward pandemic heroes discovered Tuesday how hard it will be to stretch the available dollars when one worthy sector ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 5:24 pm

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Watch Olympians with Minnesota ties: Here’s the early-week lineup

Minnesota athletes continue to compete against the tough global competition in the Olympic games, and three Minnesota athletes claimed medals over the weekend. Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Monday, August 2, 2021 6:17 pm

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Tears and cheers: Lee family reacts to Suni making gold

St. Paul’s Sunisa Lee stepped into an even brighter spotlight Thursday as she won gold in the individual all-around gymnastics competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Thursday, July 29, 2021 6:32 pm

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Suit accuses mall of negligence in 2019 assault of young boy

The family of a child who was thrown over a railing at the Mall of America is suing the mall, accusing the mall of negligence.  Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Thursday, July 29, 2021 7:24 am

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Minnesotans urged to take care of themselves, others during extreme heat

Much of Minnesota, from south of St. Cloud to the Iowa border, is under a heat advisory. Extreme heat and humidity will significantly increase the ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:23 pm

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As smoke dissipates in Minnesota, health experts urge people to stay aware of the air quality

By Laurel Poole, Minnesota Public Radio News As smoke dissipates in Minnesota, health experts urge people to stay aware of air quality The thick wildfire smoke ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Friday, July 23, 2021 4:59 pm

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Talk begins about post-COVID rules for Minnesota Legislature

Minnesota lawmakers have started discussing how to recalibrate pandemic-related accommodations for members and the public heading into future sessions.  Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:04 am

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Crowds once again flocking to county fairs across Minnesota

It’s the heart of county fair season across Minnesota. For the first time in two years, people are lining up for midway rides, filling barns ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 6:06 pm

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Meet the summer Olympians from across Minnesota

More than 20 athletes attending the Tokyo Summer Olympics have a connection to Minnesota. The team includes household names like gymnast Sunisa Lee and Minnesota ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 4:26 pm

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Hot, dry conditions show no sign of letting up in Minnesota

Heat and drought conditions are forecast to continue this week in Minnesota, with temperatures climbing into the 90s across much of the state and little ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Monday, July 19, 2021 12:49 pm

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