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My son has a super-power. Does yours?

“I’m here with your 3rd grader,” my son’s special education teacher explained on the phone.

I waited. Please don’t say he threw up. Did he swallow bits of his shirt collar again? 1,745 more words

$14K Raise For Minnesota Lawmakers Approved

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers will get their first raise since 1999 after a newly created citizen council voted Friday to increase annual pay for members of the Legislature to $45,000 — a roughly 45 percent pay bump. 410 more words


Senate Sunday Liquor Sales Vote Doesn't Go Down Smooth In Wis.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In the border battle for buying booze, Wisconsin has always been the winner on Sundays.

Troy Leistikow, manager at Village Wine & Spirits in Lakeland, Minnesota, has been on the losing end of it for years. 355 more words


Sunday Liquor Sales Bill Passes Senate

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A Prohibition-era ban on Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota may soon be coming to an end.

The Minnesota Senate joined the House Monday, voting to repeal the ban. 284 more words


Minnesota Senate Set To Vote On Sunday Liquor Sales Monday

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — On Monday, the Minnesota Senate is expected to vote on a bill to repeal the ban on Sunday liquor store sales.

The Minnesota House overwhelmingly signed off on the measure last week. 430 more words


Minnesota Senate Approves Health Insurance Relief Package

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Senate has passed a bill providing relief for massive health insurance premium hikes.

But Thursday’s action on a major priority in the 2017 legislative session doesn’t mean the work is over. 109 more words


Size Of Upcoming Minnesota GOP Senate Majority: 1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Countless numbers will shape Minnesota’s 2017 legislative session: 201 lawmakers, a $1.4 billion surplus, a two-year budget and four months’ time. 551 more words