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House Passes Bill Allowing 'Wage Freeze' For Workers With Tips

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO/AP) – Lawmakers worked late into the night Monday to pass a bill that would keep some Minnesota workers from getting a pay raise this summer. 334 more words

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Minimum Wage Debate Heats Up On House Floor

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — It’s time to talk about the minimum wage again.

The Republican-controlled House is expected to take up a bill Monday afternoon that would allow employers to pay tipped staff $8 hourly if tips bring their pay above $12 an hour. 98 more words

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Minnesota Republicans Stake Out $7B Plan For Roads, Bridges

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House and Senate Republican leaders on Monday unveiled a $7 billion plan to upgrade Minnesota’s roads and bridges that would tap into the state’s budget surplus, reroute existing tax revenue and borrow billions over the next decade. 494 more words

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MnDOT: More Than 300K Live Within Evacuation Limits On Oil Train Routes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A recent study by the Minnesota Department of Transportation said more than 300,000 Minnesotans live within evacuation limits of the route that oil-carrying trains take from North Dakota through Minnesota. 136 more words

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Minnesota to strengthen child protection law

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Child-protection legislation inspired by the maltreatment death of a 4-year-old boy is on the verge of becoming law after unanimous Senate approval. 107 more words

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Layoffs to hit Target HQ hard

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target Corporation said Tuesday it is laying off 1,700 workers and eliminating another 1,400 unfilled positions as part of a restructuring aimed at saving $2 billion over the next two years. 419 more words

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Minnesota Governor Seeks Meeting With Target CEO On Layoffs

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday he is seeking a meeting soon with Target Corp.’s chief executive about the significant layoff affecting employees at the company’s Minnesota headquarters. 217 more words

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