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Debate begins over health care tax 16.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A 2 percent tax that has been in effect for decades but is set to end is the subject of a partisan debate at the Minnesota Capitol over health care.
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High-profile development in Rochester may be in jeopardy 16.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The developer of a $230-million riverfront project backed by Bloom Holding is assessing if it will scale back its plan, potentially throwing it in flux.
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St. Paul principal confronts a new kind of bully: student homelessness 10.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Ryan Vernosh's recent scramble to find a home for one of his student's families left him frustrated and angry. "No child should have to question where their head's going to lay down at night."
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New St. Paul Councilmember rides light rail all night to speak with homeless 7.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
An estimated 300 homeless Minnesotans will seek shelter on the light rail tonight. On Friday, they were joined by Saint Paul Councilmember Mitra Jalali Nelson and Hennepin County Commissioner-elect Angela Conley.
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Ellison to target prescription drug prices, housing costs as attorney general 3.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
On Jan. 7, Keith Ellison will become the state's 30th attorney general and the fifth consecutive Democrat to hold the office. Here's a look at what he said are his top priorities.
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What’s on MPR News – 1/1/19 1.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Happy New Year! Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.
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MN House DFL readies 10 bills for first-week rollout 25.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The incoming DFL majority in the Minnesota House will propose a MinnesotaCare buy-in, paid family leave and gun safety as part of its initial batch of 10 bills for the 2019 legislative session.
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Housing Deregulation in Progressive Clothes 22.12.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Facing an affordability crisis, Minneapolis plans to encourage denser development citywide.
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Daily Digest: ACA ruling draws criticism from Democrats 17.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Some of the political stories you may have missed over the weekend.
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Klobuchar criticizes court decision on Affordable Care Act 17.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday criticized a federal judge's ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional, as well as the ongoing efforts by some Republicans to repeal the law.
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5 questions as Minneapolis opens experimental homeless shelter 11.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The "navigation center" is the first of its kind in Minnesota and could be a model for sheltering homeless across the state, if it succeeds. Here's what it's about.
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Minneapolis City Council adopts 2040 plan 8.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Minneapolis City Council has approved a controversial long-range comprehensive plan.
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Developer to build 70 homes in response to Mpls homeless camp 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Twin Cities affordable housing developer plans to build a 70-unit apartment building in Minneapolis in response to the homeless encampment along Franklin and Hiawatha avenues.
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'It's like a friend coming in': Nonprofit connects seniors to groceries, companionship 29.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Volunteers with Help At Your Door deliver groceries in the Twin Cities, but also do chores like raking leaves or cleaning gutters in an effort to help seniors live independently as long as possible. As Minnesota's population ages, this kind of service may be increasingly in demand.
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New members bring new priorities to the Minnesota House 29.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Nearly a third of the members of the Minnesota House will be new when Democrats take over the majority in January.
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DNR signs deal to transform Fort Snelling buildings into homes 22.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It was once the military capital of the Dakotas, and George Armstrong Custer's superior officer commanded there for a time. It served the armed forces from the Spanish American War until after the dropping of the atomic bomb.
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Find a home for the homeless? It's no easy task in Minnesota 21.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Finding a Twin Cities landlord willing to work with someone who's homeless is a huge challenge, even when a tenant has the rent money, and even when the would-be tenant is a woman carrying a newborn.
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As Rochester grows, 'trailing spouses' still struggle to find work 19.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The city wants to build a global hub of medical innovation. But some highly trained and accomplished workers who follow spouses there say it's hard to find a job.
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St. Paul encampment closed, some decide to avoid the newly-opened winter shelter 16.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Police, social workers and volunteers worked with campers to pack up tents and possessions below the Cathedral of St. Paul and along a fence above Interstate 35E.
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Minneapolis 2040 plan continues to divide residents over housing 15.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The plan would allow triplexes to be built in any neighborhood, including those with mostly single-family homes. While some say it will address the city's affordable housing problem, others worry about density and speculators.
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