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Grab a fork: Record number of Twin Cities restaurants opened this year

Hopefully you’re hungry – the Twin Cities has a bevy of new restaurants to try.

Since the start of the year, 91 restaurants have opened in the metro area and 42 are slated to open, the  613 more words

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Update: GOP to remove ad connecting Dayton to 4-year-old's death

The family of murdered 4-year-old Eric Dean has demanded the Republican Party of Minnesota remove an attack ad linking Gov. Mark Dayton to the toddler’s death – and by mid-day Thursday, the party acquiesced. 674 more words

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Degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' by Duncan Smith (#ids #atos #dwp #uk #politics #welfare)

The callousness of Iain Duncan Smith’s welfare reforms hits home again as a third of benefit claimants with degenerative diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Parkinson’s Disease, Cystic Fibrosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis are placed in the ‘Work Related Activity Group’ despite them being unable to work at the time of the assessment and having conditions which will reduce that ability over time. 616 more words

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Minnesotans take advantage of new no-excuse absentee voting

Election Day is just under two weeks away, but many Minnesotans have already cast their vote through the state’s new no-excuse absentee voting.

As of Tuesday, 135,051 absentee ballots were distributed to voters for the Nov. 476 more words

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Reports: Security for Bachmann increased after threat from ISIS

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is reportedly under a closer security watch following an online threat from a militant Islamic group.

Politico reports the threat from the group Islamic State, also known by the acronyms ISIS and ISIL, was deemed to be serious enough that U.S. 361 more words

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A matter of opinion...

Yesterday I saw several social media posts decrying the administration of the current president as the “most out of control and corrupt government in history.” Now it’s fair to say I don’t agree with many of the administration’s policies, but I also know that “in… 317 more words

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