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The 612: Boots for 20

Raise awareness for veterans’ mental health

Every day, 22 veterans and one active duty soldier commit suicide. Operation 23 to Zero, a non-profit started by local veterans, hopes to raise awareness about the epidemic by placing combat boots of deceased soldiers on the steps of The Capitol. 116 more words


Capitol Renovations Wrapping, But Not Debate Over Art

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s massive Capitol renovation is almost done, but what artwork will be on display when it reopens is still under debate. 112 more words


Sunday Liquor Sales Efforts Fail ... Again

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — If it’s a year that ends with a number, lawmakers will try to lift the state’s ban on Sunday liquor sales. 297 more words


Legislature Chips Away At Small Items With 1 Week Left

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are trying to tie up loose ends as the Legislature’s focus shifts toward surplus spending plans in the session homestretch. 128 more words