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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.

Federal judge blocks Mississippi religious objections law

A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny or delay services to same-sex couples.

Lowering the flag: Some examples of half-staff tributes

Nearly 90 percent of days last year, one or more states were flying the American flag at half-staff to memorialize the deaths of military members, public officials, police, first responders, prominent citizens and victims of mass killings and disasters, The Associated Press found in analyzing information from all 50 states and the federal government.

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.

2 lost WWI Purple Heart medals to be returned in New York

A National Guard soldier's ongoing campaign to return lost Purple Heart medals to veterans or their families is taking him back to northern New York where his effort began five years ago.

Federal judge blocks new Florida abortion law

A federal judge late Thursday put on hold key portions of a new Florida law that would block public funding for Planned Parenthood and greatly increase inspection requirements for abortion clinics.


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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.


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.


Trump's failed Baja resort fits pattern: 250 buyers lost $32.5M in deposits

Trump Ocean Resort brought in $32.5 million in buyer deposits, all of it spent by the time Trump and his partners abandoned the project in early 2009 as the global economy was reeling. Most of the buyers sued them for fraud; 250 lost their deposits.