On multiple occasions in the campaign, Trump said he would get rid of President Barack Obama's health care law "very, very quickly," especially if he came to office with a Republican-controlled Congress.
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Thwarted by two factions of fellow Republicans, from the center and far right, House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama's health care law, the GOP's No. 1 target in the new Trump administration, will remain in place "for the foreseeable...
3/24/2017
MinnPost staff CC/Flickr/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast RegionA little brown bat exhibiting symptoms of white-nose syndrome.Twin Cities bats won’t be spared white nose syndrome, apparently. The Star Tribune’s Jennifer Bjorhus...
3/24/2017
A Ukrainian official said Friday that the killer of renegade Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent, a claim quickly rejected by the Kremlin.
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Edgar Maddison Welch accepted a plea deal over his armed confrontation at the Comet Ping Pong restaurant in Washington, D.C., last year. The North Carolina man says he was motivated by online rumors.
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Peter Callaghan It was billed as a discussion on how to keep the economic and cultural momentum of Minneapolis going. It turned into something more like an intervention. Part of the “Kick-Ass Happy Hour” event series put together by...
3/24/2017
Prolific sci-fi author John Scalzi boots up a new universe in "The Collapsing Empire." It's set in a future where far-flung humanity's ability to travel and communicate between planets is under threat.
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The rules would require Internet providers to tell consumers what data they collect and get consent before selling. Republicans said ISPs were facing stricter regulations than companies like Google.
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For the first time, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released a handy map tracing the noise produced by airports and interstate highways in locations across the U.S.
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Andy Steiner Shannah MulvihillIn the interest of greater access and visibility, Mental Health Minnesota, the state’s oldest mental health advocacy organization, has joined forces with Mental Health America, a national community-based...
3/24/2017
The movie "Hidden Figures," which features the true story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in the early days of the NASA space program, highlights a lingering issue — the lack of representation of women in...
3/24/2017
Paint-and-sip parties are drawing in African-Americans eager to build friendships and try their hand at some art. In the process, they're helping build a new kind of north side culture.
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Sitting atop that vast apparatus of institutional knowledge, hard-won intelligence and data known as the U.S. government, President Trump forms some of his most contentious opinions from other sources entirely.
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Office buildings have become dramatically more efficient, and some even earn special designations for keeping energy bills extra low. But office workers and all the stuff they plug in at their desks are shaving away at those energy savings.
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The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.
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Brian Lambert The AP story by Brian Edwards says: “Minnesota House Republicans took a defiant stance against Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton Thursday with a proposal to eliminate his flagship early childhood education program, close an arts...
3/24/2017
There has been much debate over Real ID and how to implement it in Minnesota. Real ID refers to federal standards about issuing and making driver’s licenses that came about in 2005. If said licenses are used for air travel and access to federal...
3/23/2017
MinnPost staff Creative Commons/Ryan StantonAnother day, another education audit. The Pioneer Press’ Josh Verges reports: “St. Paul Public Schools says it will make changes to its programs for English-learning students in response to a...
3/23/2017
Pamela Espeland Whether you schedule your staycation around the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) or pick-and-choose from its vast bouquet of offerings, today is the day you can start making plans. The full...
3/23/2017
Sam Brodey Every week for nearly three years, Andy Slavitt flew from Minneapolis to the nation’s capital to go to work. In the final quarter of Barack Obama’s administration, the 50-year-old Edina native and former UnitedHealth Group...
3/23/2017
Susan Perry When men see television ads for testosterone products, they are significantly more likely to ask their doctors to be tested for low testosterone (or “low T”) and to start taking the drugs, a study published Tuesday in the...
3/23/2017
Claire Radomski Today is the final day of our Spring Member Drive. We set out with a goal of 150 gifts and aimed to encourage new members to support MinnPost’s work to help us continue to grow in 2017.We have only 26 gifts to go to. If...
3/23/2017
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