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What is a modRNA vaccine and is it safe?

The first COVID-19 vaccine is now authorized for emergency distribution, yet only 58% of Americans are willing to take it. It’s like racing to...

Restaurants, bars, other small businesses to receive COVID-19 relief; jobless benefits...

The Minnesota Legislature on Monday passed a $216 million COVID-19 economic relief package for small businesses, as well as authorizing a 13-week extension of...

Democratic, GOP Minnesota lawmakers among recipients of Paycheck Protection Program loans

At least 23 Minnesota lawmakers received nearly $1.4 million worth of low-interest, forgivable loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program, according to newly released...

Thousands of Doctors’ Offices Buckle Under Financial Stress of COVID-19

Cormay Caine misses a full day of work and drives more than 130 miles round trip to take five of her children to their...

Five things you need to know about the massive swing in...

Federal stimulus aid and reduced government spending helped erase a projected $2.34 billion budget deficit, and instead has produced a forecasted $641 million surplus,...

CDC panel advises states to prioritize health care workers, nursing home...

WASHINGTON — Health care workers and residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities would be the first people in the U.S. to...

Outlandish Walz rumors take flight on social media

Editor's note: An image from a Facebook post has been removed from this story because it originally appeared in a private Facebook group. The...

Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith urge federal funding for state...

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen U.S. Senate Democrats are urging congressional leaders to include “robust” funding in any coronavirus relief package for states...

Rochester Mayor Kim Norton said no. President Donald Trump listened.

The reelection campaign of President Donald Trump bulldozed through state and local officials around the country who sought to limit the size of his...

Our theatres have gone dark and our souls are poorer for...

It was the first week of March, and I had just gotten back to Minneapolis after a long day flying back from D.C. where...