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How Inequity Gets Built Into America’s Vaccination System

This story was originally published by ProPublica. It’s a fact that simply being eligible for a vaccine in America doesn’t mean that you can instantly...

Feds investigating Hagedorn appearances on Minnesota talk radio station

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators are probing a Minnesota news radio station’s financial relationship with Rep. Jim Hagedorn, questioning whether the station broke communications law...

DFL legislators call for GOP support to rebuild Minneapolis, St. Paul...

A bevy of DFL lawmakers stood in front of the rubble of a Lake Street furniture store on Thursday calling on Senate Republicans to...

GOP opposition to state and local aid remains as Senate heads...

WASHINGTON — As Democrats seek to send President Joe Biden their latest $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill, federal lawmakers remain deeply divided on the question...

Sweeping voting rights package passes U.S. House

The House passed sweeping voting rights, redistricting, campaign finance and ethics reform late Wednesday night along party lines in a 220 to 210 vote,...

Debate about who pays the freight divides an already polarized state

When Senate Republicans recently accused Minneapolis of seeking a “bailout” to fund law enforcement during the Derek Chauvin trial, Democratic Sen. Patricia Torres Ray...

Bipartisan effort would end driver’s license suspensions for unpaid tickets

On a recent Friday night, Lamont Fondern Jr. was driving to Walmart in Bloomington when he noticed a cop car behind him. He got...

Minneapolis City Council questions strong show of force ahead of Chauvin...

Minneapolis department leaders answered pointed questions from the City Council for the first time publicly on Monday on their preparations for the trial of...

Minnesota cities, counties could get $2 billion from COVID-19 relief bill

Minnesota counties, cities and state agencies could get a $4.6 billion boost this spring under another COVID-19 relief package making its way through Congress. The...

Sprawling $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill passed by the U.S. House

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House on a nearly party-line vote passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package early Saturday, in a rush to both...

From deficit to budget surplus: 6 things to know about Minnesota’s...

The quick turnaround of the Minnesota economy, as well as reduced government spending, has helped the state swing from a deficit to a $1.6...

Amid massive security presence, Minneapolis is turning to grassroots to keep...

The area around the downtown Minneapolis courthouse where Derek Chauvin will soon go on trial for the murder of George Floyd is gradually taking...

Q&A: Sen. Zach Duckworth brings National Guard, school board, first responder...

Freshman state Sen. Zach Duckworth, R-Lakeville, managed to take out a vulnerable DFL lawmaker last fall, in a race that saw hundreds of thousands...

Law enforcement will have ‘high visibility’ patrols along business corridors during...

Minneapolis city leaders provided more details on Wednesday on their preparations for the high-profile murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, set to...

The Legislature has a long to-do list on transportation

Every morning, Linda Hale crosses University Avenue just outside of Northtown Mall in Blaine to get to work at the local Burger King. She...

That time Mike Lindell declared a ‘fake bankruptcy’ to avoid a...

The $1.3 billion lawsuit filed by the voting machine company Dominion against Minnesota pillow mogul Mike Lindell Monday is not the first time he’s...

Derek Chauvin’s trial will hinge on autopsy of George Floyd

This story has been updated. Minnesota is bracing itself for the March trial of Derek Chauvin, when 12 jurors will decide whether the former Minneapolis...

‘Abolish ICE’ was a top submission in Minnesota’s snowplow naming contest

Minnesota Department of Transportation officials this week announced the finalists in a public competition to name eight snowplows throughout the state, but one of...

Minnesota’s greenhouse gas emission track record, in six charts

Minnesota regulators are forging ahead with proposed "clean car" standards, with public hearings on the controversial rule beginning next week. The new proposed standards from...

Indoor tiny house village for homeless people set to open next...

Inside a former publishing warehouse in Minneapolis’ trendy North Loop neighborhood, an entire tiny house community is being built to shelter 100 people experiencing...