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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


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


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


St. Peter Hospital Worker Hurt After Attack By Patient

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A female staff member at the state hospital in St. Peter is being treated for injuries after being assaulted by a 16-year-old patient. 85 more words


Baby Safe Homes: Minn. Couple Helps Baby Proof Young Family Homes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — According to research by the Minnesota Department of Human Services, over a 10-year period there were 83 deaths at day care facilities across the state. 483 more words


State suspends foster care license at Brooklyn Park home where 6-year-old died

Minnesota’s Department of Human Services has suspended the license of a Brooklyn Park foster care provider while the death of a 6-year-old girl in the home is investigated. 278 more words