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Sheriff: 22-Month-Old Child Dies At Anoka County Day Care

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities say a day care in the north Twin Cities metro has been closed while the death of a toddler is under investigation. 136 more words

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MN Contests Safety Violations At St. Peter Security Hospital

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Human Services is contesting citations it received earlier this month for workplace safety violations at the state’s largest hospital for people considered mentally ill and dangerous. 107 more words

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State fined for failing to protect workers at St. Peter hospital

Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS) faces a $63,000 fine for failing to protect workers at the psychiatric hospital in St. Peter from attacks by patients. 247 more words

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Effort To Shift Health Care For Low-Income Residents Underway

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State health officials are in the midst of a massive transition of residents on public health programs, shifting hundreds of thousands of low-income people to new coverage plans as the state aims to book millions of dollars in savings. 590 more words

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Panel Grants Sex Offender Conditional Release From Lockup

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judicial panel has granted a 47-year-old man conditional release from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, despite objections from medical experts and program officials. 129 more words

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Human rights commissioner reads to area kids

AUSTIN, Minn. – The new Reading Oasis at Mower County Health and Human Services had a special visitor Tuesday.

Minnesota Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsey stopped by Tuesday afternoon to speak with children and their parents and took some time to read a few books. 158 more words

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St. Cloud Protesters Say Speaker Made Negative Comments About Somali Refugees

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (WCCO) — Accusations of racism are dividing one Minnesota community.

A group protested in St. Cloud Saturday after a speaker allegedly talked about the effects of Somali immigrants moving to the city. 292 more words

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