Broadband Debate Centers On Cost, Students, Businesses

Ten percent of Litchfield School District students are so far away from high-speed Internet connections that they cannot to do all of their homework. Superintendent Daniel Frazier on Wednesday said students in his area are luckier than many in rural Minnesota. Students who live in areas with mobile telephone signals so weak that wireless hotspots…
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Political Chatter: Racial Economic Disparities Legislation Expected

Democrats wanted a special legislative session to include a kick start on fixing fiscal racial disparities. That did not happen, but legislation is expected to be ready soon after legislators return to St. Paul Tuesday. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton has created an office of economic disparities in his administration and promises to propose programs dealing…
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Analysis: Rubio, Sanders Do Not Dominate Delegate Count

There is no doubt Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders won the presidential nods Tuesday from those who attended Minnesota Republican and Democratic precinct caucuses, but the victories may not have been as big as they appear at first glance. Headlines like “Rubio and Sanders win” do not tell the full story of what for Republicans…
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Democratic Delegate Count

Democratic candidate delegate totals Statewide CD 1 CD2 CD3 CD4 CD5 CD6 CD7 CD8 Total Hillary Clinton 10 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 29 Bernie Sanders 17 3 4 4 4 6 3 3 4 48 Super delegates 16 Total delegates 93

Nearly Final Caucus Results

Minnesota caucus results Vote and delegate counts provided by political parties. Republicans State vote Vote % Delegates Ben Carson 8,233 7.30% 0 Ted Cruz 32,648 28.96% 13 John Kasich 6,488 5.76% 0 Marco Rubio 41,126 36.49% 17 Donald Trump 24,018 21.31% 8 Write-in 206 0.18% 0 Democrats State vote Vote % Delegates Hillary Clinton 73,535…
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