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 2020-11-10 20:34 

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Winter storm expected to dump significant snowfall on Twin Cities Tuesday evening...

Plus: North Dakota approves COVID-positive nurses to continue working; Turtle Lake casino closed due to coronavirus surge; U of M students advocate for pass/fail grading amid distance learning; and more....

 2020-11-10 16:27 

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Minnesota is experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases. Thanksgiving is not going to help...

As the pandemic drags on for another month, people may be letting their guards down. But the virus is more widespread than ever, and a traditional Thanksgiving dinner adds to the risks....

 2020-11-10 14:51 

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What will become of the GOP?...

History will not forget those who allowed Donald Trump to deconstruct the values and institutions that have made America the greatest country in the world. It will take good people from within — younger and committed conservatives — to say eno...

 2020-11-10 14:48 

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Sound Unseen Film + Music festival goes virtual; events for Kao Kalia Yang's latest book...

ALSO: Panel discussion " Art vs. the Artist: Wagner's Das Rheingold"; celebration of "The Best American Short Stories 2020"; and more....

 2020-11-10 14:46 

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Minnesota voters largely say 'no' to school referendums this fall...

Across the state, only 17 of 33 operating levies and only one of the five bond requests passed this fall....

 2020-11-10 14:44 

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State of Minnesota asks feds to reimburse most of the cost of COVID morgue...

The request is one of a dozen made to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for reimbursement under federal disaster declarations for the pandemic....

 2020-11-10 11:44 

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Minneapolis considers bringing in officers from other jurisdictions to help city's police...

Plus: Walz to convene another special session of the Legislature on Thursday; wintry weather to bring significant snow totals across Minnesota; Winona man claims 'diplomatic immunity' to get out of DWI arrest; and more....

 2020-11-09 21:34 

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Osterholm asked to join Biden's COVID-19 task force...

Plus: Minnesota women on Kamala Harris' speech; the Minnesota youth vote; COVID-19 surging in rural areas; and more....

 2020-11-09 19:45 

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The daily coronavirus update: Minnesota sees more than 200 deaths through the first nine days of November...

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

 2020-11-09 17:28 

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Minneapolis Council President Lisa Bender decides against running for re-election in 2021...

In her announcement, Bender listed a series of accomplishments since she was first elected in 2013, including instituting a $15 minimum wage and guaranteed paid leave for workers in Minneapolis....

 2020-11-09 16:55 

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Walz indicates new restrictions on bars and restaurants in Minnesota likely coming soon...

In response to the explosion of new coronavirus cases in Minnesota, the governor walked very close to saying the state could announce earlier closing times — not a shut-down of the industry — later this week....

 2020-11-09 15:28 

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On Trump's perseverance and the irony in a potential electoral margin...

If the remaining not-fully-counted states go the way they are leaning, Joe Biden will win the electoral vote by 306-232, which is the same as the count by which Trump won in 2016....

 2020-11-09 15:12 

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The U.S. takes center stage at the U.N....

The United Nations' Human Rights Council is meeting in Geneva for its third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United States....

 2020-11-09 15:11 

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Pandemic-era life at Gustavus Adolphus: 'The safest place for college students may be on a college campus'...

A Q&A with Barb Larson Taylor, coordinator of the college's COVID-19 Response Team, about how the fall semester is going....

 2020-11-09 14:14 

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The origins and legacy of Minnesota's Polish community...

Polish Americans are an enduring presence in a state popularly known for its Scandinavian and German populations....

 2020-11-09 11:36 

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Some Minnesota hospitals asking employees with 'higher-risk' COVID exposure to return before quarantines end...

Plus: advocates for Minnesota prison inmates push for 'state of emergency' over coronavirus in correctional facilities; Biden quotes hymn written by University of St. Thomas professor; Minnesota deer hunter stumbles across 3-foot alligator; and mo...

 2020-11-08 17:58 

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The daily coronavirus update: 31 more deaths in Minnesota as new cases continue to surge...

Minnesota has now reported more than 30 deaths from COVID-19 in four of the last five days, and a total of 199 deaths in the first eight days of November....

 2020-11-08 13:16 

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Biden calls for unity in first speech as president-elect...

Plus: Trump supporters gather outside Minnesota governor's residence to protest election results; coronavirus shows few signs of slowing down across Upper Midwest; Wisconsin reports another single-day record for confirmed COVID-19 cases; and more....

 2020-11-07 21:24 

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Photos: celebrations erupt around Minneapolis after Biden declared winner...

The announcement that Joe Biden was projected to defeat President Donald Trump has sparked celebrations around Minneapolis — and in several other cities around the country....

 2020-11-07 12:30 

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Prominent Minnesota Republicans repeat baseless claims of election fraud...

Plus: Biden on cusp of presidency; Minnesota Hospital officials concerned about surge in COVID-19 cases, ICU capacity ; more charges in 'Boogaloo Bois' case; and more....

 2020-11-06 22:07 

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The daily coronavirus update: 36 deaths and more than 5,000 new cases — both Minnesota records...

With Friday's new totals, Minnesota's death toll since the start of the pandemic stands at 2,591....

 2020-11-06 20:45 

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A new reality: After 36 years, Pat Kessler steps away from day-to-day political coverage for WCCO...

In the post-Hubert Humphrey era of Minnesota politics, Kessler has covered them all, from Mondale to Paul Wellstone to Jesse Ventura to Michele Bachman to Al Franken to Tim Walz....

 2020-11-06 20:23 

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'Rainbow wave' of LGBTQ candidates run and win in 2020 election...

More LGBTQ candidates ran for office in the U.S. this year than ever before at least 1,006. That's a 41% increase over the 2018 midterms....

 2020-11-06 20:18 

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Why we need new teaching methods for our post-COVID future...

As devastating as the pandemic has been on education, it also presents an opportunity to reorient instruction to be more interdisciplinary, learner-driven and community-oriented....

 2020-11-06 19:00 

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Paul Thissen re-elected to Supreme Court with comfortable lead over Michelle McDonald...

Plus: Feehan concedes to Hagedorn in First District; Minnesota doctors sounding the alarm over accelerating pandemic; graphics show presidential vote shift in Minnesota counties; and more....

 2020-11-06 16:50 

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Magnus Nilsson: 'It's not enough to be creative. You still have to be able to write.'...

Nilsson will launch his latest book, "Fviken: 4015 Days, Beginning to End," on Saturday (Nov. 7) at 11 a.m. during a special online talk presented by the American Swedish Institute....

 2020-11-06 16:05 

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Trump's evening talk: an illogical mixture of braggadocio and self-pity...

Watching his early-evening soliloquy to the assembled White House media about all the ways he has been done dirt during the election, I found myself torn between feeling sorry for him and for the country....

 2020-11-06 15:41 

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With Jim Ramstad's death, Minnesota has lost a committed recovery advocate...

That commitment led Ramstad to advocate for and ultimately see passage of a groundbreaking federal law that requires insurance companies to pay equally for mental and physical health benefits, including addiction treatment....

 2020-11-06 14:50 

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D.C. Memo: I'm never coming back...

This week from Washington, Biden wins Minnesota, Peterson loses his seat, and Smith defeats Lewis....

 2020-11-06 14:49 

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What Michelle Fischbach's victory over Collin Peterson means for the Seventh District...

Peterson has represented the area in Congress for most of the last thirty years....

 2020-11-06 14:11 

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California 'Clean Cars' standards for Minnesota? Bad policy, bad process...

These newly proposed regulations could have a devastating effect on a strong economy, let alone the ailing economy we are currently experiencing....

 2020-11-06 11:43 

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Judge denies request to stop challenge to Minnesota's mail-in ballot deadline...

Plus: Biden takes lead in Georgia vote count, continues to close gap in Pennsylvania; second COVID-19 vaccine trial launches in Minnesota; St. Paul's Ayd Mill Road to reopen Saturday; and more....

 2020-11-05 20:16 

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The daily coronavirus update: 25 more deaths; nearly 4,000 new cases...

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 164,865 total cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota....

 2020-11-05 19:25 

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Joint trial of cops in George Floyd case to be held in Hennepin County, cameras allowed in courtroom...

Plus: Hennepin County makes grant to Minnesota Central Kitchen; Seventh District farmers ponder a future without Collin Peterson in Congress; Peace Coffee closes three downtown Minneapolis retail locations; and more....

 2020-11-05 17:12 

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What we learned from the Greater Minnesota vote in 2020...

Four election takeaways....

 2020-11-05 16:39 

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The big winner in the race for the Minnesota Legislature: divided government...

For two more years, Minnesota is likely to have the distinction of having the only divided Legislature in America....

 2020-11-05 14:40 

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On red states, Trump voters, and foreign affairs...

I've had many interesting and enjoyable contacts with the people in Wyoming. I have avoided bringing up political matters....

 2020-11-05 14:38 

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British Arrows tradition lives on; Midori to perform a virtual concert from the Ordway...

ALSO: On the Children's Theatre website: "Last Stop on Market Street"; Eddie Glaude Jr. on "James Baldwin's Lessons on Race in America" at a virtual Westminster Town Hall Forum; and more....

 2020-11-05 12:13 

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Demonstrators march through Minneapolis to protest Trump's legal bid to stop ballot counting...

Plus: coronavirus surge means only nine intensive care beds available in the Twin Cities; Minneapolis Charter Commission formally rejects proposal to overhaul police department; attorney for Mohamed Noor asks Minnesota Court of Appeals to overturn convict...

 2020-11-04 21:41 

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The daily coronavirus update: Minnesota sets another single-day record with 31 deaths, 3,827 new cases...

Greater Minnesota continues to be a hotspot for COVID-19....

 2020-11-04 20:10 

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While we wait for vote counting, a tragicomic quote from Trump...

I don't think you need me to point out the various bizarre bits of logic in it....

 2020-11-04 19:00 

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Hagedorn, Craig declare next-day election victories...

Plus: South Dakotans vote to legalize marijuana; North Dakota candidate who died from the coronavirus wins legislative seat; Henry Sibley High school board explores renaming the school; and more....

 2020-11-04 18:23 

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Trump got more votes in Minnesota in 2020 than he did in 2016. But Biden got way more than Clinton did...

As in past elections, the Democrat's victory was driven by votes from the Twin Cities suburbs....

 2020-11-04 11:55 

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Minneapolis breaks voter turnout record...

Plus: Minnesota records warmest election day since record-keeping began; protests near Uptown Minneapolis result in arrests; Twins' Kenta Maeda named finalist for AL Cy Young Award; and more....

 2020-11-04 08:13 

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A ripple not a wave: Legislature unlikely to see major shifts as several races remain undecided...

The DFL is expected to retain the state House, while close races in St. Cloud, Rochester and Austin could determine whether the GOP retains its slim majority in the Minnesota Senate....

 2020-11-04 07:51 

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Biden wins Minnesota, continuing decades-long Democratic streak...

Despite efforts by the Trump campaign to turn his narrow 2016 loss into a 2020 victory, in the end Biden led the state by a comfortable margin....

 2020-11-04 07:38 

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Tina Smith wins re-election; Collin Peterson defeated...

Peterson's defeat will bring to a close a 30-year career in Congress and ensure a new chair for the House Agriculture Committee....

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