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Decision on water permit for refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park months away
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Work under the Minnesota Capitol dome has increased in recent days as deadlines approach for the 2018 edition of the Minnesota Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
1 hour 53 min ago
A view of the St. Paul Park refinery in St. Paul Park, photographed on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.  (John Autey / Pioneer Press)
Minn. oil refinery's re-established safety zone riles neighbors
2 hours 27 min ago
Minnesota state Rep. Chris Swedzinski of Ghent testifies during a 2017 legislative hearing. He is a main driver behind a 2018 move to not enforce a pemit for landowners to mow roadside ditches. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Minn. lawmaker says ditch mowers help get rid of weeds
2 hours 29 min ago
At G-20, Trump team shows no sign of backing off 'America First'
2 hours 41 min ago
FILE PHOTO: Summer Zervos, a former “Apprentice” contestant who has accused Donald Trump of unwanted sexual advances, speaks to reporters after a court hearing in New York, Dec. 5, 2017. Zervos has brought a defamation lawsuit against the president for repeatedly describing her account, and those of other women, as “total lies” during his election campaign. (Jeenah Moon/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Judge rules defamation case against Trump related to sexual harassment allegations may proceed
3 hours 42 min ago
Petition wording approved for anti-corruption ballot measure in ND
3 hours 50 min ago
Zuckerberg summoned by Parliament as data firm faces searches
6 hours 20 min ago
North Dakota Democratic congressional candidate Ben Hanson speaks during district conventions in Fargo on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Hanson endorses fellow ND Democrat Schneider in US House race
7 hours 2 min ago
Mark Zuckerberg at a Facebook conference in San Francisco, April 12, 2016. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Feds said to be probing Facebook for use of personal data
7 hours 15 min ago
President Donald Trump delivers remarks on combating the opioid crisis at Manchester Community College in Manchester, N.H., March 19, 2018. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump shakes up team of lawyers as legal threats mount
11 hours 27 min ago
Minnesota state Reps. Debra Kiel of Crookston and Paul Torkelson of Hanska talk on the House floor Monday, March 19, 2018, before Tokelson's bill to fix MNLARS was debated. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. motor vehicle licensing fix plans headed to final negotiations
18 hours 25 min ago
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A local rally is on stand-by if the president fires Special Counsel Robert Mueller
19 hours 22 min ago
Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Minn. arts legacy funds
19 hours 24 min ago
Christopher Wylie, who helped found the data firm Cambridge Analytica and worked there until 2014, in London, March 12, 2018. Cambridge Analytica harvested personal information from a huge swath of the electorate to develop techniques that were later used in the Trump campaign. “Rules don’t matter for them,” Wylie said of the company’s leaders. “For them, this is a war, and it’s all fair.” (Andrew Testa/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Cambridge Analytica CEO appears to talk about election bribes, sex workers on video
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