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Paul and Jordana
January 09, 2019 - 6:19 pm
120 towns in the Midwest had their wettest year on record in 2018. That included 60.2 inches of rain in Harmony, MN. That was nearly four full inches over the previous state record. State Climatologist Pete Boulay joined Paul and Jordana to say that we’re now comparable to Louisiana. “Just the...
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January 08, 2019 - 7:18 am
A new day is dawning in St. Paul with the 2019 legislative session set to get underway with the swearing in of members at noon Tuesday. There will be 38 new members taking their seats in the Minnesota House. "They'll get to work, but the work will be mostly learning," according to WCCO Radio...
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Chad Hartman
December 19, 2018 - 3:36 pm
Barb Johnson, chairwoman of Attorney General Lori Swanson's task force on sexual assault, joined Chad Hartman to talk about the recommended changes coming to Minnesota rape laws. Johnson said part of the problem has been how these cases have been handled by police. "There also is clearly a...
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December 15, 2018 - 7:23 am
Officials of a coalition of 17 states, including Minnesota, say they will challenge the ruling by a Texas judge that declared the Affordable Care Law unconstitutional. The judge ruled that last year's tax overhaul knocked the constitutional foundation from under the health care act dubbed "...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
December 12, 2018 - 7:30 pm
The United States Postal Service (USPS) says next Monday, December 17, will be their busiest day for mailing, with more than 8 million customers expected, on an average day only 5 million customers use the post office. The Postal Service says this year more than 900 million packages will go out...
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by Susie Jones
Edgar Linares
December 06, 2018 - 8:39 pm
Associated Press & WCCO Radio -- Lawmakers in Minnesota are cheering after officials forecasted a $1.5 billion surplus for the next two-year budget period. The forecast released by Minnesota Management and Budget on Thursday sets the stage for the debate over taxes and spending in the 2019...
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November 07, 2018 - 7:24 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Fresh off of becoming the first Somali-American elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar said Wednesday that she's still enjoying being known for her firsts. In 2016 the one-time refugee became the first Somali-American elected to a state legislature in the U.S. when she won a seat in the...
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