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 2020-10-30 20:43 

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One bit of help in struggling to understand the loyalty of Trump's base...

If, like many liberals, you struggle to understand how and why Trump's message resonated with many working class voters in a lasting way, here's something that may help....

 2020-10-30 20:35 

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The daily coronavirus update: More than 3,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in single day...

The Minnesota Department of Health also announced Friday that 18 more Minnesotans with COVID-19 had died, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 2,437....

 2020-10-30 19:18 

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Losses in local news pile up, with just a few glimmers of hope trying to fill the void...

The end of City Pages and the impending closure of Southwest Journal cap a concerning trend. A few enterprising online efforts, including in Eden Prairie and West St. Paul, step up online....

 2020-10-30 18:47 

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It's going to take longer to count votes this year — and that's OK...

When election officials take the time to count and verify every ballot, that's a sign that our democracy is working....

 2020-10-30 18:01 

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Judge declines to stop sweeps of Minneapolis homeless encampments...

Plus: Pence rally violated agreement on crowd-size limit; Trump campaign breaches Hibbing contract; musicians say goodbye to City Pages; and more....

 2020-10-30 16:39 

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What the Appeals Court's decision on late-arriving ballots means for Minnesota — and where things could go from here...

The court ruled that ballots received after 8 p.m. must be segregated from other ballots to allow for their removal from vote totals in the presidential election, pending further judicial review....

 2020-10-30 16:30 

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Why Democrat Dean Phillips is considered a safe bet to win Minnesota's formerly solid Republican Third District...

The Third District went over to Democrats in the 2018 election wave. It looks set to stay that way....

 2020-10-30 14:43 

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D.C. Memo: Every election is special...

This week from Washington, what's going on in the Second District, the changing Eighth, and McCollum on Trump's State Department....

 2020-10-30 13:58 

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Congress should further racial justice by reforming Section 8 housing...

Changes to the program could provide support to America's renting families, break down racial disparities, and build wealth in communities historically excluded from wealth building through homeownership....

 2020-10-30 13:53 

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The Economist endorses Joe Biden...

Its headline: "Why it has to be Biden; Donald Trump has desecrated the values that make America a beacon to the world."...

 2020-10-30 13:47 

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Latt Da's 'All Is Calm' to air on PBS in November; a new musical about Harold Stassen?...

ALSO: Schubert Club moves more events online, postpones others; Amreeka: Election Night Comedy Special online; and more....

 2020-10-30 10:24 

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Court says Minnesota must separate late-arriving ballots...

Plus: KSTP meteorologist Dave Dahl to retire; CD5 contest now the most expensive House race in Minnesota history; Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley charged; and more....

 2020-10-29 20:59 

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The daily coronavirus update: Minnesota sees record highs for new cases, hospitalizations...

The number of positive cases is up 2,867 from Wednesday's count — a new single-day record — and is based on 27,769 new tests....

 2020-10-29 20:06 

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Trump administration removes endangered species protections for gray wolves...

Plus: Biden will make appearance in Minnesota Friday; judge orders company not to deploy agents near Minnesota polls; hackers stole $2.3 million from Wisconsin Republican Party; and more....

 2020-10-29 19:01 

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Achieving COVID-19 herd immunity through infection is dangerous, deadly and might not even work...

Dropping social distancing and mask wearing, reopening restaurants and allowing large gatherings will result in overwhelmed hospital systems and skyrocketing mortality....

 2020-10-29 16:31 

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A look at the Minnesota legislative races that have been flooded with spending, in six charts...

The data offers a look at the state of the races t hat are likely to determine control of the Legislature, particularly the state Senate....

 2020-10-29 14:55 

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COVID ended City Pages — and the era of alt-weeklies in the Twin Cities...

The Star Tribune announced that the paper, founded in 1979, would cease operations immediately, putting about 30 staffers out of work and leaving the metro without its most prominent alt-weekly voice....

 2020-10-29 14:47 

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'Don't get Gaggled': Minneapolis School District spends big on student surveillance tool...

Gaggle is used in hundreds of districts across the U.S., relying on artificial intelligence and a team of moderators to scan billions of student emails, chat messages and files each year in search of references to sex, drugs and violence....

 2020-10-29 13:48 

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Choosing unity over division at the Sunday dinner table...

It's days before the 2020 presidential election, but we don't talk about it. It is too divisive. Yet four generations gather around the table nearly every Sunday "after church."...

 2020-10-29 13:44 

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Guthrie, Minnesota Orchestra add to programming; Park Square presents Halloween shows...

ALSO: Theater Mu presents virtual "China Doll" and Mu-tini Hour; National Lutheran Choir's online "All Saints" program; and more....

 2020-10-29 13:39 

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White House lists 'ending the COVID-19 pandemic' among first-term accomplishments...

In case this catches you by surprise, I refer you to a document from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy....

 2020-10-29 10:43 

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Trump campaign, GOP candidates ask Minnesota Supreme Court to separate ballots received after election day...

Plus: Trump to hold rally in Rochester Friday; election video featuring last four Minnesota governors asks for civility; Trump campaign asks retired police officers to serve as 'poll challengers'; and more....

 2020-10-28 21:30 

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The daily coronavirus update: 21st consecutive day of more than 1,000 new cases in Minnesota...

Nineteen more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday....

 2020-10-28 20:01 

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Regenerative farming: Why isn't it more prevalent in Minnesota?...

One cannot help but draw a connection between the underutilization of regenerative practices and the high number of big agricultural companies headquartered in the state....

 2020-10-28 18:28 

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Children's Minnesota health system eliminates 150 jobs...

Plus: Protesting outside politicians' homes; the NYT on how Minnesota generates its electricity; north Minneapolis gospel artist tops the charts again; the Twin Cities' carjacking epidemic; Trump to campaign in Rochester on Friday; and more....

 2020-10-28 16:31 

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There's a lot of money being spent on Minnesota Legislative races. Here's who's spending it — and where it's going...

The most recent reports show money raised and spent between September 15 and Oct. 19....

 2020-10-28 16:18 

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Why a race in southern Minnesota is so key to the GOP's hopes of retaining the state Senate...

The state Senate district that includes Austin and Albert Lea is one of few in Greater Minnesota that Republicans don't control....

 2020-10-28 15:25 

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How politics paralyzed Wisconsin's pandemic response — and left families to grieve their losses...

Courts and the Republican-controlled Legislature limited the powers of the Democratic governor. Partisan messaging led many residents to spurn masks and distancing....

 2020-10-28 14:03 

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1930s Germany and 2020 USA: Should we fear the parallels?...

The dangers are real. Timothy Snyder spelled them out in his short book, "About Tyranny."...

 2020-10-28 13:48 

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New shows open at Mia and Highpoint; Regina Marie Williams reads 'Fannie Lou Hamer: Speak On It!'...

ALSO: A virtual SPCO "Postcards Across the Atlantic"; Hennepin History Museum's Introduction to Crop Art; and more....

 2020-10-28 11:07 

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Pot party candidate said GOP operatives recruited him to 'pull votes away' from DFL Rep. Angie Craig...

Plus: U.S. Supreme Court rejects bid to delay voting in 2nd Congressional District race; Minnesota's extension for mail-in ballots goes before appellate court; Stillwater Prison on lockdown after nearly half of inmates test positive for COVID-19; and ...

 2020-10-27 20:09 

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The daily coronavirus update: Record number of Minnesotans in hospital, ICU with COVID-19...

The Minnesota Department of Health also announced that 15 more Minnesotans with COVID-19 have died....

 2020-10-27 19:22 

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Donald Trump, Jr. rallying in support of Jason Lewis in Minneapolis...

Plus: Black Minneapolis cop and coach works to make change; Rep. Ilhan Omar and daugher Isra Hirsi on cover of Teen Vogue; Perham, Minnesota seeks workers; and more....

 2020-10-27 16:09 

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Minnesota is still a battleground state — just not in the presidential election...

At stake in the 2020 election is control of the Minnesota Senate — and a role in deciding what congressional and legislative districts will look like for the next decade....

 2020-10-27 15:10 

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An epidemiologist explains the new CDC guidance on 15 minutes of exposure and what it means for you...

This change by the CDC suggests that we need to be more careful about brief interactions for example, in the office or at school....

 2020-10-27 15:05 

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It's a big election year for Minnesota schools. Here's why you should be paying close attention....

The impact of school boards has never felt more immediate as 301 school districts hold school board elections....

 2020-10-27 14:11 

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White Americans need to recognize the guardrails of white privilege present in our everyday lives...

Because of my skin color, I got the benefit of the doubt. George Floyd did not, and now he is dead....

 2020-10-27 13:21 

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Brian Newhouse named to Minnesota Orchestra post; Twin Cities Horror Festival to open...

ALSO: Black Label Movement and Ragamala Dance Company videos; a virtual "Tempest," set in a women's prison; and more....

 2020-10-27 10:37 

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Pence campaigns on the Iron Range; event defies state health guidelines...

Plus: Kirstner wants U.S. Supreme Court to postpone 2nd Congressional District election; Amy Coney Barrett confirmed; no extended deadline for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin; and more....

 2020-10-26 21:38 

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The daily coronavirus update: Walz says no plans to implement new restrictions for now...

Minnesota Department of Health said Monday that four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, while the number of positives is up 1,570 from Sunday's count....

 2020-10-26 19:53 

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Setting the record straight on Clean Cars Minnesota...

Clean Cars Minnesota offers choices and savings to consumers alongside public health and climate benefits, but misunderstanding and misinformation are prevalent....

 2020-10-26 19:48 

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Senate candidate Jason Lewis undergoing emergency hernia surgery...

Plus: Delta bans more than 400 passengers for refusing to wear masks; two new early voting centers open in Minneapolis; police a constant presence in George Floyd's life; and more....

 2020-10-26 16:22 

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Here's who's running in Minnesota's four contested district court judge elections...

Always, always flip your ballot....

 2020-10-26 15:47 

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In a redder Eighth District, Stauber moves comfortably to the right...

The northern Minnesota district used to be reliably Democratic. Now, its Republican representative isn't running from his party — in fact he's trying to sound even more conservative....

 2020-10-26 15:21 

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Exchange, industry, and adaptation: economics in Minnesota...

In the 1980s, Governor Rudy Perpich touted Minnesota as "the brainpower state." This is, ultimately, the story of Minnesota's economy....

 2020-10-26 14:18 

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The Atlantic makes 'The Case Against Donald Trump'...

The editorial concludes: "Two men are running for president. One is a terrible man; the other is a decent man. Vote for the decent man."...

 2020-10-26 13:52 

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African Mental Health Summit to emphasize the importance of cultural understanding...

The conference, titled "Building Mindful Connections: The Invincibility of Mindful Self-Care for Helping Professionals," will be held virtually on Oct. 31....

 2020-10-26 13:19 

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To thrive despite climate change, build a water-smart Minnesota...

It will cost four times as much to restore landscapes once they're lost than to preserve them. That's why we need to act immediately to protect the Mississippi's headwaters, which are still 60% forested....

 2020-10-26 10:56 

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Long-term care facilities in rural Minnesota struggle with staffing amid rise in coronavirus cases...

Plus: St. Paul's busiest bus routes to get major upgrade; Wisconsin health officials report more than 3,600 new cases of COVID-19; more than 100 vehicles pulled over in Twin Cities as part of a crackdown on drag racing; and more....

 2020-10-25 17:11 

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The daily coronavirus update: 21 more deaths as cases continue to spread in rural Minnesota...

The Minnesota Department of Health said Sunday the number of new cases is up 1,680 from Saturday's count, based on 34,488 new tests....

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