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Gov. Mark Dayton asks Minnesotans for stewardship pledge on clean water

Gov. Mark Dayton announced earlier a $220 million plan to protect water quality and modernize Minnesota's aging water infrastructure.

Gov. Mark Dayton continued his push for clean water Tuesday at the State Fair by calling Minnesotans to take a "stewardship pledge" as part of the state's "Year of Water Action."

Tevlin: Did Jason Lewis make Trump possible, or vice versa?

Jason Lewis greeted supporters in Burnsville while campaigning on primary day.

Feds urged to investigate police shooting of black teen

The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia and the Roanoke branch of the NAACP are urging federal officials to investigate police practices in Roanoke County, where officers shot and killed a black teen in February.

Struggling Iron Range company on verge of shutting down

An innovative Iron Range company that mines leftover mine waste is on the verge of shutting down unless it's rescued by outside investors.

Technology on new $12.9B aircraft carrier to undergo review

A new, $12.9 billion aircraft carrier program will undergo a 60-day review after a key Pentagon official expressed concerns about critical systems on the ship.

E-book from libertarian Gary Johnson coming Sept. 27

A new campaign book is coming out at the end of September, from Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson.

Buzz-ted: Bee swarm ousts Pennsylvania police department

The cops have been buzz-ted.


Tevlin: Did Jason Lewis make Trump possible, or vice versa?
Jon Tevlin

More than a decade ago I sat in Jason Lewis’ “Leave It to Beaver” living room for an interview with the talk radio host, who…

Campaign finance complaint against DFLers to be taken up by campaign board
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A DFL challenger in a key legislative race faces the prospect of a campaign finance violation hearing just a month before the November election.


Trump speaks in Washington but doesn't mention Mexico visit

Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke in Everett, Washington on Tuesday night. He repeated his promise to secure the U.S. border but did not mention his meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, set for Wednesday.


Donald Trump says he's meeting with Mexico's president

Already due to talk about immigration on Wednesday, he tweeted he was accepting Enrique Pena Nieto's invitation to go to Mexico City.


Minneapolis ballot questions now in hands of state Supreme Court

$15 minimum wage and police insurance hotly debated


Labor secretary, Sen. Franken tour U.S. Bank Stadium, tout its diverse workforce

The Minnesota visit was part of Tom Perez's pitch for expanded apprenticeships in blue-collar trades, which he said would ensure more women and minorities enter the workforce.


Franken joins mounting criticism of EpiPen manufacturer

A letter from senators sent Tuesday questions Mylan's plans to introduce half-price generic.


Trump said he could put blue states in play, but that's not likely

Analysis: Polls don't support candidate's claims.


Campaign finance complaint against DFLers to be taken up by campaign board

A DFL challenger in a key legislative race faces the prospect of a campaign finance violation hearing just a month before the November election.


Court to decide $15 minimum wage ballot proposal

Minnesota's highest court is now considering the fate of the high-profile citizen proposal angling to get on the Minneapolis ballot this November.


GOP poll: Paulsen ahead of Bonoff, lots of undecided voters

GOP poll: Paulsen ahead of Bonoff, lots of undecided voters


Race for Facebook data center raises tax-break questions

The race between a small town on the Rio Grande in New Mexico and a Salt Lake City suburb to entice a new Facebook data center with millions of dollars in tax breaks and subsidies is raising questions about public investments in a booming cloud-computing economy that typically brings few local jobs.