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Final Vote Coming For Bill Altering Commissioner Raises

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The closing act neared Wednesday in an agency commissioner pay debate that has split top Minnesota Democrats and emboldened resurgent Republicans, as a bill temporarily halting Gov. 497 more words


Deal Stalls Agency Leader Salary Hike, Grants Lawmaker Power

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — The Minnesota House repealed on Thursday those controversial pay hikes Gov. Mark Dayton gave to his Cabinet.

But top state officials may get a raise anyway. 271 more words


Finding Minnesota: Sexy Secrets At The Minn. Zoo

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (WCCO) — For Valentine’s Day, many will opt for flowers, candy or a nice dinner.

But there’s a steamier option in a place not usually associated with romance. 418 more words


Minnesota Zoo Seeks Emergency Funding From Government

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Zoo is asking the legislature for help with a million dollar budget deficit.

Zoo officials said they may otherwise be facing some difficult decisions to make it up, including the possibility of closing some exhibits. 231 more words


Minnesota Zoo to bank on lions and giraffes to solve attendance slump

Minnesota Zoo is betting on lions, zebras and giraffes to bring in more visitors and ward off future funding crises.

Earlier this month, the Apple Valley zoo indicated that it will be requesting… 275 more words


Minnesota Zoo Asking Lawmakers For $1.5M Amid Budget Crisis

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — A projected budget shortfall could force the Minnesota Zoo to go beyond layoffs and close some of its exhibits this year. 125 more words