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The frenzied finish at the Capitol yielded mixed – and uncertain – results for Minnesota’s working families.
Although the Legislature approved a record investment in long-term care before adjourning last night, unions said lawmakers squandered an opportunity to use the state’s $1.9 billion budget surplus to restore cuts to public schools, expand access to pre-kindergarten and rebuild the state’s transportation infrastructure. 840 more words
I recently spent the night at a tiny farmhouse in Isahaya, a small city brimming with rice-patties in the Nagasaki prefecture. I was a guest of a young Japanese woman and her mother who open up a traditional tatami-floored room in their home to travelers. 677 more words