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Legislators look at lowering hunting age in Minnesota

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"I certainly went out hunting younger than 11 and I took my daughter out pheasant hunting when she was about 8," said Rep. Bob Gunther, R-Fairmont, a sponsor of the measure.

GOP Senate leader renews calls for ethics hearing against Sen. Jeff Hayden

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Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, wants to re-hear an ethics complaint against state Sen. Jeff Hayden, DFL-Minneapolis.

Tesla crash could hurt sentiment on driverless cars

It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared.

Tesla driver's death using car's 'Autopilot' probed by NHTSA

A driver so enamored of his Tesla Model S sedan that he nicknamed the car "Tessy" and praised the safety benefits of its sophisticated "Autopilot" system has become the first U.S. fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode.

OBAMA LEGACY: Immigration stands as most glaring failure

Hours after the Supreme Court sent his immigration policy into legal limbo, President Barack Obama huddled around a long conference table in the Roosevelt Room with disappointed activists. The president looked out at familiar faces, some teary. It had been a long and tough fight, Obama said, and he had taken some beatings — even from supporters who "whupped on me good."

OBAMA LEGACY: Immigration stands as most glaring failure

President Barack Obama's inability to overhaul the nation's immigration system will stand as the most glaring failure in his effort to enact a vision of social change. Despite two campaigns full of promises and multiple strategies, he imposed only incremental, largely temporary modifications.

'Active shooter' report at military base was false alarm

The military base outside Washington where the presidential plane Air Force One is stationed was temporarily locked down after an "active shooter" report that turned out to be a false alarm.


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GOP Senate leader renews calls for ethics hearing against Sen. Jeff Hayden

Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, wants to re-hear an ethics complaint against state Sen. Jeff Hayden, DFL-Minneapolis.

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Legislators look at lowering hunting age in Minnesota

"I certainly went out hunting younger than 11 and I took my daughter out pheasant hunting when she was about 8," said Rep. Bob Gunther, R-Fairmont, a sponsor of the measure.


Chris Christie, Newt Gingrich are top VP candidates for Donald Trump

A number of senators - including Jeff Sessions (Alabama) and Bob Corker (Tennessee) - are also being reviewed as viable picks, although the extent to which they are being vetted is unclear.


Trump takes some detours during trade speech

Trade event was type he had avoided in primary.


Former Minn. Gov. Arne Carlson on a list of GOP's Hillary Clinton backers

Richard Armitage, Henry Paulson, Brent Scowcroft. Three big-name former George W. Bush administration officials in the past two weeks have announced that they are supporting…


Christie emerges as Trump power player

He is pleading with fundraisers as he crafts Trump government.


Clinton, Trump share tough trade stance on China

Economic populism marks both candidates' views.


Dayton selects McKeig as next Minn. Supreme Court justice

Gov. Mark Dayton has selected Fourth Judicial District Judge Anne McKeig as the next Supreme Court justice, giving the state's highest court the first female majority since 1991.


Ikea to stop selling dresser linked to death of Minn. child

Ikea has agreed to stop selling and recall a dresser that had a tipping problem that had injured or killed several people, including a 22-month-old boy from Apple Valley, who died in February.


Dayton names Anne K. McKeig to Minnesota Supreme Court

Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Judge Anne K. McKeig to the Minnesota Supreme Court, where she will replace Justice Christopher J. Dietzen, who will retire at the end of August.