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  1. Jeb Bush: Trump obsession with 2016 election ‘is weird’

    09.22 / 00:32 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Republican Jeb Bush, a former governor and presidential candidate, says President Trump is succeeding on some fronts but said his obsession with the 2016 election is a…
  2. Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

    09.22 / 00:32 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    The North Korean leader said Trump's remarks "have convinced me, rather than frightening or stopping me, that the path I chose is correct and that it is the one I have to follow to the…
  3. Should we abolish the adverb?

    09.21 / 23:34 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Etymologist Anatoly Liberman answered questions about adverbs and other English language…
  4. The science behind Mexico's recent earthquakes

    09.21 / 22:32 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck in Mexico on Wednesday - what is the science behind what's happening in…
  5. Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

    09.21 / 21:35 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic…
  6. Report: Minnesota on track to hit Paris climate goals

    09.21 / 21:35 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    A new report from the U.S. Climate Alliance says its 14 member states should reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28 percent of their 2005 levels by…
  7. How the WNBA is underpaying its players

    09.21 / 20:38 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Lynx star and league MVP Sylvia Fowles is making $109,000 this year. If the WNBA paid its players the same share of revenue that the NBA pays, she would be paid $1.2…
  8. Shhh! Mediation over state budget is hush-hush affair

    09.21 / 20:38 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    The public is paying for state leaders to meet with a mediator to work out a funding dispute but what those discussions entail is…
  9. Zebra mussel puts Lake Harriet in Mpls. on infested waters list

    09.21 / 19:39 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    State conservation officials say they haven't found any more of the invasive pests in Harriet, one of the Twin Cities' best-known lakes. The DNR says treatment isn't needed "at this…
  10. Was it a crime? 10 patients at nursing home died after Irma

    09.21 / 19:39 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Ten elderly patients died after being kept inside a nursing home that turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning for three days. From the perspective of Florida Gov. Rick Scott, criminal charges are…
  11. Minnesota probing Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Maple Grove

    09.21 / 18:45 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    State and local health authorities say they're investigating two cases of Legionnaires' disease in residents at the SilverCreek on Main assisted living…
  12. Baseball is life and death

    09.21 / 18:45 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    In lieu of flowers for her father, a daughter recommends people by baseball tickets…
  13. Hey Minnesota, welcome to your sweaty fall

    09.21 / 18:45 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Autumn arrives officially Friday in Minnesota. But the weather will be less about sweaters -- and more about sweat. Forecasters say the Twin Cities could see the heat index hit 100…
  14. Study: Minnesota Medicaid funding would drop 30 percent under Senate health bill

    09.21 / 18:45 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    A new analysis says states like Minnesota that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act would see big cuts under a bill being considered by the U.S.…
  15. Minnesota schools say new pre-K money will help meet rising need

    09.21 / 17:45 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    The Legislature this year backed $70 million in new spending on three of the state's main early education programs. School districts say there's plenty of need for the cash. New opportunities for free preschool are in high…
  16. Head to Bemidji for the best fall colors this weekend

    09.21 / 17:45 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    We haven't reached peak leaf-peeping season statewide yet but northern Minnesota is getting…
  17. What you need to know about Minnesota's reinsurance plan

    09.21 / 17:45 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Gov. Dayton and state lawmakers are waiting for a federal waiver to implement their reinsurance plan -- but an announcement this week concerning federal funding has complicated matters. Here's what you need to…
  18. Trump administration plans new sanctions on North Korea

    09.21 / 17:45 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    President Trump said Thursday he is preparing to announce additional sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang's renegade nuclear…
  19. Tourist boats set adrift in Duluth

    09.21 / 17:45 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    That was some fun a person had overnight when they invested time and energy and risked their freedom in order to set two tourist and event boats adrift in Superior Bay. So what if it's Justin Steinbach's livelihood, eh,…
  20. Wall Street still high on Minnesota despite impasse

    09.21 / 16:45 blogs.mprnews.org Blogs.mprnews.org - Minnesota (MN)
    Minnesota's strong credit ratings were affirmed despite ongoing feud over the Legislature's budget, which has led to a lengthy legal…