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A small way to save on rent 15.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
More small apartments are getting built. Some renters look to trade space for lower rent.
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A familiar voice in insulin debate, Quinn Nystrom jumps into 8th District race 3.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Democrat Quinn Nystrom launched a congressional campaign Thursday against 8th District Republican Pete Stauber.
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Walz urges House-Senate negotiations on insulin bills 2.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Gov. Tim Walz called on House Democratic and Senate Republican leaders on Tuesday to negotiate a compromise between their competing insulin affordability proposals so that he can call a special session to resolve one of the big unfinished issues left over from this year's regular session.
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Better than a Google search, 211 helps thousands of Minnesotans in need 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In an age where people are more likely to the internet to find such information on their own, United Way’s 211 still helps tens of thousands of people annually due to the quality of information it can provide.
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Senate Republicans propose insulin plan 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Under the proposal, insulin manufacturers would have a new state licensing requirement to supply their product to physicians at no cost. The physicians would then provide free insulin to eligible patients with diabetes.
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Minnesota Senate GOP unveils insulin affordability bill 19.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Under the Senate GOP plan, diabetics could qualify if they're not already on a public program such as Medicare, Medicaid or MinnesotaCare, and their family income is less than 400 percent of the federal poverty line.
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'FACT' teams aim to keep people with mental illness out of jail 18.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Cities and counties around the country want alternatives to jail and emergency rooms for people in a mental health crisis. Some, including Ramsey and Hennepin counties, are turning to Forensic Assertive Community Treatment, or FACT, teams which help people find the services they need.
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Walz to push gun control, insulin affordability in 2020 18.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
With summer winding down, Gov. Tim Walz said Tuesday that he's looking ahead toward the 2020 legislative session, with plans to push proposals for making insulin affordable, reducing gun violence, clean energy and criminal justice reform.
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Red Lake Nation breaks ground on first-of-its-kind development in Minneapolis 15.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
With prayer, song, and gold shovels emblazoned with Ojibwe floral patterns, the Red Lake Nation broke ground Saturday on a historic 109-unit affordable housing complex in Minneapolis.
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Democratic Candidates Take on a Tough Opponent: Their Own Past Selves 13.9.2019 Mother Jones
The Democratic presidential contenders spent less time attacking each other on Thursday than in their previous two debates, and more time confronting a different target: the ghosts of their own past stances that haven’t aged well. The top 10 candidates who shared the stage Thursday embraced a range of progressive policies that were fringe ideas […]
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Climate Gentrification: Coming to a Community Near You 5.9.2019 Mother Jones
In just the last two years, climate change has brought on an onslaught of disasters: more than 4 feet of rain in south Texas, 90 degree days in Alaska, and record-breaking wildfires that have destroyed homes and upended communities. But now, an unexpected threat from climate change is looming on the horizon: gentrification. “Climate gentrification […]
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It’s more than just detox - Hennepin County has a new alternative to jail or ER for mental health crises 4.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Hennepin County has expanded a long-standing detox facility to serve people undergoing a mental health crisis. The goal is to provide a better alternative than jail or the Emergency Room.
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Builders: Cut spendy red tape to boost affordable housing 4.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
With affordable housing in short supply in Minnesota, home builders say elected officials can ratchet down costs by eliminating bureaucracy developers consider unnecessary and expensive.
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Divorce filing claims woman’s husband left her for Ilhan Omar 28.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A divorce petition filed in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday alleges U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar is in a romantic relationship with a campaign consultant.
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At thousands of apartment buildings, residents breathe smoke-free 27.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
For smokers, finding an apartment to rent is harder than it used to be.
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In hurricane's wake, Puerto Ricans find safe harbor in Minnesota 21.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
More than 300 families have migrated to Minnesota from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of a devastating 2017 hurricane. Many are rebuilding their lives here, though they face barriers. Some aren’t sure if they’ll stay.
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Home builders: Cities gouge with permit fees to fund other needs 21.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
A trade group for home builders alleges that many Minnesota cities overcharge for building permits to cover unrelated city costs.
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Minneapolis Fed president talks potential recession 16.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Neel Kashkari joined the program and discussed what’s going on in the economy regionally and nationally.
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As Minneapolis mayor proposes budget, protesters demonstrate against police 16.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Protesters disrupted Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey’s budget proposal speech several times, with one protester saying they wanted money for victims of police brutality and other crimes.
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Developers see plenty of growth in senior housing market 15.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As the baby-boomer generation ages, there’s a growing number of senior housing projects going up to meet future demand.
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