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Minnesota Authorities Crackdown on Sex Trafficking

ANOKA, Minn.- Police were able to arrest 19 members of a sex trafficking ring in a recent sting operation. The two day operation was lead...
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$15 Minimum Wage Adopted in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minneapolis City Council overwhelmingly passed a city ordinance on Friday which establishes a minimum wage of $15 an hour for businesses...

MN Secretary of State Denies Presidential Commission Request

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Wednesday, the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity sent out letters to the Secretary of State for each state...
EPA Advisor Deborah Swackhamer

MN Scientist Accuses EPA of Asking Her to Change Testimony

WASHINGTON - A Minnesota scientist who heads up an advisory board of scientists for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accusing the agency’s chief...

City-run Liquor Stores Excited for Sunday Sales

EDINA, Minn. -- On Sunday, Minnesota will allow its citizens to purchase beer on Sunday. The legislation, which has been a priority for Republicans...

MN Governor’s Race Now Labeled a Toss Up

WASHINGTON - The Cook Political Report now labels the 2018 Minnesota gubernatorial race as a toss-up election in their latest analysis. The article by the...
Trump, Travel ban, MSP, Airport

How Does Trump’s Ban Affects Travel at MSP?

MINNEAPOLIS — At 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening, parts of President Donald Trump’s travel ban will go into effect around the country. Earlier this week,...

Blue Cross, Children’s Minnesota Contract Battle Reaching Boiling Point

MINNEAPOLIS - With a deadline fast approaching, the contract battle between Children’s Minnesota and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is heating up. Back...

Minimum Wage Has Unintended Consequences

SEATTLE -- New findings on the negative effect of an increased minimum wage on Seattle workers may have a significant impact on the debate...

SCOTUS Denies Terror Suspect’s Civil Liberties Suit

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court turned down the appeal of a Minnesota man accused of having radical Islamist ties on Tuesday, bringing an end...