Reactions Vary Widely Over Hobby Lobby High Court Ruling

By Don Davis and Reuters Abortion opponents praised Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that owners of private companies can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires employers to provide insurance covering birth control for women. But Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota pledges to make…
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Obama To Spend Time With Minneapolis Letter Writer

A Minneapolis women who wrote to President Barack Obama about her financial struggles will share her thoughts with him when he visits the Twin Cities Thursday.

Busy End To Political Filing

By Don Davis The final day Minnesotans could file for political offices was a busy one Tuesday: A gas leak forced the secretary of state’s office to accept paperwork outside, a western Minnesota congressional candidate rushed to St. Paul to meet the deadline, a one-time Democratic governor candidate criticized his party’s state auditor when he…
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Numbers Add Up To Minneapolis Final Four Bid

Minneapolis is in the final eight and hopes to snare the Final Four with the help of two national champions.

Campaigns Underway

By Don Davis Minnesota’s 2014 election campaign really got underway Monday. Republicans were looking to make a dent in Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party domination of state government, while Democrats sought ways to keep almost total power in state government. Both sides expressed optimism as they launched campaigns after weekend state political conventions. Statewide Republican-endorsed candidates flew around…
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