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Vaccine doses for teachers and child care providers are expected to more than double this week to 15,000 as state leaders open a new metro vaccination site and Gov. Tim Walz announces education ...

Active: 2020-08-15

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Active: 2021-01-26

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Trump remains defiant amid calls to resign | MPR News

President Donald Trump enters the last days of his presidency isolated and shunned by former allies and members of his own party as he faces a second impeachment and growing calls for his resignation.

Active: 2021-01-10

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Behind the numbers: What does a COVID-19 ‘positivity rate ...

One of the most important metrics for tracking the spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota is the “positivity rate” — or how prevalent positive cases of the disease are, when compared to the number ...

Active: 2021-01-26

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Minnesota warns of scam that looks like Publishers ...

A new, “sophisticated” mail scam designed to appear like the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes is targeting seniors across Minnesota, the state Commerce Department said Tuesday as it urged ...

Active: 2021-01-22

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COVID-19: How it compares with other diseases in 5 charts ...

Though the novel coronavirus is still being analyzed, here are five charts that summarize some of what we know about COVID-19 and how it compares to other diseases.

Active: 2021-01-26

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Trouble with rent? Here's how to get help during the ...

The coronavirus effect on the economy has left many struggling to keep up with rent and mortgage payments. MPR News reached out to housing assistance experts to get some advice on what to do if ...

Active: 2021-01-26

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COVID-19 death certificate change stirs controversy | MPR News

A hospital room with a negative air pressure setup sits ready for a COVID-19 patient at Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul on March 26, 2020. Instructions to count deaths from “presumed” COVID-19 ...

Active: 2021-01-21

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Essential workers say employers not following work-from ...

During the first week of Gov. Tim Walz’s stay-at-home order, workers are questioning whether their jobs are truly essential and say they fear contracting the coronavirus at work. Others say ...

Active: 2021-01-26

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Dr. Hallberg answers frequently asked questions about ...

Updated: 4:15 p.m. Rochester and Mankato have joined the Twin Cities in requiring people to wear face masks in businesses and other indoor facilities in an effort to help slow the spread of COVID ...

Active: 2021-01-18

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Minnesota’s mask mandate: What you need to know | MPR News

Updated: July 30, 9:30 a.m. | Posted: July 22, 3:30 p.m. After calls from public health officials and several days of signaling support for a statewide mask order, Gov. Tim Walz Wednesday finally ...

Active: 2021-01-26

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Buddy King: With an eye to St. Cloud’s past, looking to ...

King 42, moved to St. Cloud from Kansas City, Mo., almost 20 years ago to attend St. Cloud State University. After working for 18 years at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota, King now ...

Active: 2021-01-21

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Air Force: Blacks are more likely investigated ...

The IG review examined the military justice process data going back to 2012, looked at promotion rates and other opportunities given to service members, conducted interviews, and received more ...

Active: 2021-01-21

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A man fights his disease and the system that might kill ...

Tales from the transplant list, Chick-fil-A and the questions that won't go away, giving up on democracy, the 2-percent in the snow emergency, and what were you doing at 18.

Active: 2021-01-22

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A history of Minnesota's homegrown department stores | MPR ...

The spectacle and the stores are gone now, absorbed by consolidation or replaced by discount retailers, online competition, and even their own best intentions: Dayton's helped establish the ...

Active: 2021-01-25

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High stakes primary looms for three DFL lawmakers | MPR News

The stakes are high for three DFL state legislators in the Aug. 11 state primary election. The three incumbents are running without their party's endorsement, and if they lose the primary, they ...

Active: 2021-01-18

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More openly gay Minneapolis police officers means a change ...

Nearly 20 years after a Minneapolis police sergeant became the first openly gay officer, the city now has its first openly gay police chief. The number of out lesbian and gay police officers in ...

Active: 2021-01-17

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63 Minneapolis homicides in five years remain ... - MPR News

People gathered in north Minneapolis, Dec. 31, 2011 to mourn vigil for 3-year-old Terrell Mayes Jr. He was shot and killed by a stray bullet in his home.

Active: 2021-01-21

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MN top health officials on what’s behind the Midwest COVID ...

The number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is climbing toward a third peak. This time, the Midwest is driving the surge. Host Kerri Miller talked to two top Minnesota public health officials ...

Active: 2021-01-18

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'Citizen soldier' Walz honed leadership in uniform | MPR News

Tim Walz, right, and Gary Bloomberg, left, at Camp Guernsey, an artillery training facility in Guernsey, Wyo., in 1992. Walz was a U.S. Army National Guard staff sergeant at the time.

Active: 2021-01-20

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