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The new law's supporters and opponents traded claims and denials of bigotry.
Government, Opinion, Business
A bill to let states impose sales tax on big online retailers passed the U.S. Senate Monday. Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken voted for the Marketplace Fairness Act, as did many Republicans.
Opinion, The Neighborhood Files
'Not even a drop or snowflake': The predicted May Day snowstorm largely spared Minneapolis and its suburbs.
Opinion, The Neighborhood Files, Graduation, Awareness, Public Safety
Proposed legislation would ban school boards from dropping coaches' contracts 'solely' because of parent gripes.
Opinion, Police & Fire
During the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombers, police had to plead with the public and reporters not to repeat all they heard over police scanners.
Government, Opinion, Police & Fire
Ban pressure cookers? Use metal detectors at sports events? Share your idea here.
Government, Opinion, Business, Sports
Minnesota legislators are debating a new sales tax on licensed clothing, sports memorabilia and luxury suites to cover the state's share of Vikings stadium construction costs.
Opinion, Police & Fire, Sports
Did you want to hear the Jessica Schaffhausen 911 call?
It's 'marriage equality' vs. 'traditional marriage' as the U.S. Supreme Court considers challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California's Prop. 8 banning same-sex marriage.
Opinion, Local Connections
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