Some warnings from President George Washington's "Farewell Address," about the forces that could destroy our democracy. In September 1796, as he became a private citizen, he worried about hyper-partisanship, excessive debt, and entanglements in foreign...
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As a Minnesotan, I am very concerned about the weedkiller dicamba, as it threatens many Minnesota farmers and their crops. A farmer can spray dicamba directly on dicamba-ready crops, and those crops will survive. The thing is, many farmers in the Midwest...
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The fundraiser for "Faith's Lodge" is called "Hope Rocks." It's this Saturday at Radisson Blu at Mall of America. The Registration starts at 5:00, followed by a dinner, program, live auction and then Boogie Wonderland will perform at nine.
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Trump said Wednesday he had made a decision on whether to withdraw from the agreement but would not say what it was, setting the stage for a particularly contentious meeting of the parties to the deal.
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We've all heard the conventional wisdom on how to lose weight: eat less and exercise more. But new research shows that shedding pounds and keeping them off may be more complicated than a "one-size-fits-all" approach.
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Briana Bierschbach It would turn any politician’s head: the ability to bring billions of dollars in investments, tens of thousands of new jobs and all kinds of related economic development for constituents. It certainly got Mark...
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Ever since the song came out listeners have speculated about what Billie Joe and his girlfriend threw off the Tallahatchie Bridge before he decided to jump off the bridge himself.
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Minnesota officials are pressing President Trump's administration to reverse massive planned cuts to a critical state health care program for low-income residents.
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Henry JiménezSept. 15 to Oct. 15 marks Hispanic Heritage Month. In this month, we celebrate and recognize the generations of contributions by Latino Americans to our nation and our state. Along with celebration, the history of Latinos in Minnesota should...
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Equifax is already struggling to retain public trust after it waited at least a month to disclose a cyberattack that potentially impacted the personal information of millions of people.
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Independent analysts say the latest Senate Republican bill is likely to leave more people uninsured than the Affordable Care Act, and allow states to make changes that raise costs for people with health problems or pre-existing medical...
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Direct support professionals play vital roles helping people with disabilities live as independently as possible. It's not easy work. MPR News spent some time recently with caregivers and clients at one Minnesota group home. Here's what we...
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An Intelligence Squared debate about the most pressing global challenges facing the Trump administration. Prominent foreign policy experts debate what to do about North Korea, and our strategic relationships with China and other countries.
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Minnesota should get federal approval for a new program to control health insurance premiums but may lose hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding.
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Billboards featuring Melania Trump and the slogan "just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English" were removed Tuesday from the Croatian capital after her lawyer threatened a lawsuit.
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Eric Black President Donald Trump this morning embarrassed himself and the United States with an arrogant rant at the United Nations that all but asserted the sole power of the U.S. president to decide which nations are naughty and...
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After a year’s-worth of behind-the-scenes work involving hundreds of thousands of employee-hours and tens of millions of dollars in research, conceptualizing, product development and testing, Target Corp. has quietly begun rolling out its most aggressive...
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Erin Hinrichs Mayoral candidates seeking the lead offices in both Minneapolis and St. Paul have spent months touting their qualifications and stances on everything from police reform to job creation. Often these are issues the mayor has...
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