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Court rulings keep Trump’s financial records private for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court issued a mixed verdict Thursday on demands for President Donald Trump’s financial records that will keep his tax returns, ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, July 9, 2020 11:27 am

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Authorities: 1 dead after tornadoes hit western Minnesota

DALTON, Minn. (AP) — Two powerful tornadoes damaged farms, left one person dead and at least one other injured in western Minnesota as severe storms ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:37 am

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Layoffs stuck at high level as 1.3 million seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a historically high pace that shows that many employers are still ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:35 am

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Minnesota health officials warn against ‘COVID parties’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials are warning against people holding or attending “COVID parties” as a way to share exposure to the coronavirus. “This ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:54 pm

RSS General

Over the Hill? Recovered lefty on track for Twins rotation

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When the Minnesota Twins signed Rich Hill from the bargain aisle of free agency last winter, they expected the left-hander to be ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:34 pm

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Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don’t reopen

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if schools don’t reopen in the fall, and he lashed out at federal health officials ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:18 am

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Today in History: July 8, 2020

Today is Wednesday, July 8, the 190th day of 2020. There are 176 days left in the year. IN MINNESOTA  HISTORY ON THIS DAY IN ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:37 am

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Minnesota headed for another special session next week

ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz is prepared to call Minnesota lawmakers into a special session that would begin Monday. The session is triggered by ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:01 am

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Protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again

The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:50 am

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Confederate flag emblem removed in South Dakota community

GETTYSBURG, S.D. — Officials have confirmed that a logo that included a Confederate flag has been removed from police department cars, buildings and patches in ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:50 am

Opinion

Hiring soared in May as mass layoffs eased

WASHINGTON — The job market took a big step toward healing in May, though plenty of damage remains, as a record level of hiring followed ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:30 am

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Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen Native American leaders and organizations sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday calling for the league ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:01 am

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PGA Tour, Memorial scrap plans to have limited spectators

The PGA Tour and the Memorial scrapped state-approved plans to have limited spectators next week because of what it described as rapidly changing dynamics of ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 7:01 pm

Blooming Prairie

Lois Riess pleads not guilty to husband’s slaying

A southern Minnesota woman convicted of killing a woman in Florida to assume her identity pleaded not guilty before a judge in her home state ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:06 pm

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New rules: Foreign pupils must leave US if classes go online

International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:24 am

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